Return to Learn Tracker of over 8,500 public school districts as of 5/31, developed by the American Enterprise Institute in partnership with the College Crisis Initiative of Davidson College.
“Those who went into the pandemic with the fewest opportunities are at risk of leaving with even less.”
In a report released last week on how the shift to remote learning and the public health crisis widened disparities in students’ access to a quality education.
“Eliminating remote learning, which many of these families support, exacerbates already-existing educational and health care inequities.”
In a recent article for the New York Times.
“The stakes have always been high. This is a question of whether or not students will have access to an education free from discrimination.”
On the U.S. Department of Education's public hearings on Title IX this week.
Chester E. Finn and Bruno V. Manno for The 74 on the 30th anniversary of the nation's first charter school law.
“Progress starts with recognizing our diversity as an asset to our school communities. Our differences are our strength. To all LGBTQ+ youth: We see you, celebrate you, and will continue to fight alongside you.”
In a tweet celebrating the beginning of LGBTQ+ Pride Month.
“President Biden’s budget commits much-needed resources to rebuild and reinvest in American public schools and students.”
In a statement on President Biden's national budget proposal released last Friday.
New America's annual Varying Degrees survey of 2,021 Americans age 18 and older.
EdWeek's earmark tracker for Congress' appropriations bill for fiscal year 2022.
“Let’s finish the school year strong by getting as many students 12+ vaccinated while keeping vigilant with masks & distancing in schools.”
In a tweet looking toward the end of the school year.
“Today marks the 67th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education. This landmark Supreme Court case was one of the cornerstones of the civil rights movement, establishing ‘separate-but-equal’ education was in fact, not equal at all.”
In a tweet celebrating the anniversary Brown v. Board of Education.
On Fox News Sunday.
EdWeek's survey of 499 teachers, 227 school leaders, and 385 district leaders, April 28-30.
On culturally-relevant curriculum during an appropriations hearing.
“Surprise! Congratulations @JulianaUrtubey3 on being named the 2021 National Teacher of the Year! I’m so glad I got to celebrate and honor you in person. All of us at the @WhiteHouse thank you for the joy you bring to your students, their families, and to all who meet you. #NTOY21”
In a tweet after surprising 2021 National Teacher of the Year Juliana Urtubey.
Walton Family Foundation's national survey of 2,718 parents of children in grades K-12, 4/2-4/11.
“We have a tremendous opportunity to push the reset button on things that we know needed fixing long before the pandemic.”
In remarks to the Education Writers Association's annual conference
CBS News' analysis of Census data.
“When this nation made 12 years of public education universal in the last century, it made us the best-educated and best-prepared nation in the world. But the world is catching up. They are not waiting. 12 years is no longer enough today to compete in the 21st Century.”
During his joint address to Congress.
“He’s ready for big ideas and bold action so that all Americans can go to community college, have the support they need to finish and get good jobs.”
Signaling President Biden supports free community college during a trip to Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, Illinois.
JAMA Pediatrics, peer-reviewed medical journal published by the American Medical Association.
Politico and Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health phone survey of 1,008 adults, March 16-21.
In a discussion with a civic engagement organization.
We can no longer have any invisible students in our buildings. Every student should have an adult they have a connection to in that in those schools and that’s not going to happen by accident.
We can no longer have any invisible students in our buildings. Every student should…
“As much as we desperately need that funding, we also want to be able to spend it well, and spend it in mind with the equity levers that we know are going to drive impact for the communities who have deeply felt both the health pandemic and the anti-racism.”
During a webinar hosted by FutureEd and the Southern Regional Education Board on using Federal relief funds to support students.
Education Week's webinar on students' mental health during the pandemic.
“This is a necessary step to restoring the intent of the Title IX and fulfilling the promise of equal access to education for all students.”
In a statement on the Biden administration's review of DeVos' Title IX rule.
Burbio's K-12 School Opening Tracker
“Without vaccination, if some children get COVID through community spread and then they bring it to school, then it’s a ripple effect. If we can include kids [in vaccination programs], it’s going to make it so much easier for schools to operate.”
On COVID vaccines for children in an Education Week interview.
Institute of Education Sciences' Monthly School Survey of 3,300 schools, Feb. 22-March 12.