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“The basic fundamental goal would be as you possibly can to get the children back to school and use the public health efforts as a tool to help the children get back to school.”
At Tuesday's Senate HELP Committee hearing on safely getting students back to school.
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AASA, The School Superintendents Association
“I mean, it’s like it’s a lose-lose situation. You have parents that are demanding the schools to open. And then you have parents that are saying, we’re not going to send our kids to school.”
On the complications surrounding reopening schools.
Farnam Jahanian, president of Carnegie Mellon University, and Lenore Rodicio, provost at Miami…
“The single best thing that we could do to help minority children and minority families is to help them go back to school safely in August and September.”
During his remarks on the Senate floor on Thursday.
“In the most dire cases, students will have experienced trauma as issues of housing access and food insecurity are compounded by grief, loss, and even abuse. To meet these needs, schools should be prepared to offer a comprehensive set of services that address the needs of children and their families.”
When asked about meeting students' non-academic needs come fall.
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“We know that it will cost more to return to school. It will cost more because we need to invest in protective equipment. It will cost more because schools need to not just be cleaned but sanitized. The mental health crisis in the communities will come to the schools when we reopen. We need more nurses and counselors to support students.”
On the cost of reopening schools.
“…these regulations will undermine college and university efforts to effectively, fairly and compassionately combat sexual harassment — and treat both parties equitably when investigating and resolving campus sexual harassment and assault cases.”
In a letter to the editor of the Washington Post regarding the new Title IX rule.
“Generally the right test is better than no test. But a flawed test should not continue to be required.
During UC's debate on whether to become test-optional.
“We’ve been able to serve families better, we’ve been able to serve teachers better, because we have representatives who are on the ground floor of where the needs are.”
On how distance learning has been successfully led by teachers.
Ben Nelson, founder of the Minerva Project and John Katzman–founder and CEO of…
FutureEd's latest report, The Big Test: The Future of Statewide Standardized Assessments
“But if we’re going to get through these difficult times; if we’re going to create a world where everybody has the opportunity to find a job, and afford college; if we’re going to save the environment and defeat future pandemics, then we’re going to have to do it together.”
During his televised commencement speech.
“If we keep kids out of school for another year, what’s going to happen is the poor and underprivileged kids who don’t have a parent that’s able to teach them at home are not going to learn for a full year.”
On the impact of keeping kids out of school another year because of coronavirus.
Institute of International Education
“The idea of having treatments available or a vaccine to facilitate the re-entry of students into the fall term would be something that would be a bit of a bridge too far.”
At the Senate HELP Committee hearing on safely getting students back to school.
Center for Reinventing Public Education's analysis of 82 school districts.
Fernando Bleichmar, general manager of higher education and skills at Cengage, discusses a…