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.
“Today I am calling on all states, school districts, schools, community partners to work to ensure to ensure that all children have access to high quality summer learning and enrichment opportunities this summer and beyond.”
During the Department's National Safe School Reopening Summit.
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The 74's analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.
New America's analysis of The Harris Poll's survey of 1,059 adults in February 2021.
“These updated recommendations provide the evidence-based roadmap to help schools reopen safely, and remain open, for in-person instruction.”
In a statement on the CDC's updated guidance for schools that allows for three feet of separation between students.
During remarks after signing the American Rescue Plan into law.
EdWeek Teacher Vaccine Eligibility Tracker
NPR/Ipsos poll of over 1,000 parents with at least one child ages 5-18, Feb. 3-10.
“Today, I am directing every state to prioritize educators for vaccination. We want every educator, school staff member, and child-care worker to receive at least one shot by the end of this month. It’s time to treat in-person learning like the essential service that it is.”
In a tweet following his White House briefing urging states to vaccinate teachers.
Vox analysis of Federal Student Aid data.
“Statewide assessments are important to identify what extra support schools need to help their students get back on track and to ensure every student has an equitable opportunity to succeed.”
In a joint statement on the importance of statewide assessments.
“Teachers are critical to our children’s development, they should be able to teach in a safe place and expand the minds and the opportunities of our children. So teachers should be a priority along with other front-line workers.”
Emphasizing the importance of teacher vaccinations in an interview with "TODAY" show anchor Savannah Guthrie.
Chalkbeat's analysis of The University of Southern California's Understanding America Study of families with children ages 5-18, Jan-Feb
Politico analysis of data from Mayumi A. Willgerodt, Douglas M. Brock, and Erin D. Maughan (2018).
New America/Third Way/Global Strategy Group's national poll of more than 1,000 college students.
“This year’s Black History Month is about dismantling systemic racism in every form, and that must start with education.”
In a statement last week introducing the Strength in Diversity Act.
Attendance Works'/Everyone Graduates Center's analysis of Connecticut in-person and remote attendance data through Dec. 2020.
“If confirmed, it is my responsibility and privilege to make sure we’re following the civil rights of all students.”
Responding to a question about transgender student-athletes during his confirmation hearing.
“We’re not going to get back to normal until we get children back into school, both for the good of the children, for the good of the parents, and for the good of the community. We want to make sure we do that by giving the teachers…the resources that they need to do that.”
In a virtual townhall with educators.
“I couldn’t wait one more day to have this meeting, to say thank you on behalf of a grateful nation, to educators for their heroic commitment to students during this pandemic.”
On her virtual meeting with educators during her first week in office.
Burbio's K-12 School Opening Tracker
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character—that is the goal of true education.”
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically.
“We can [open schools] if we give school districts, communities, and states the clear guidance they need as well as the resources they will need that they cannot afford right now because of the economic crisis we are in.”
During his speech announcing the $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan."
The World Bank's estimate of the pandemic's impact on "learning poverty."
“Impressionable children are watching all of this, and they are learning from us. I believe we each have a moral obligation to exercise good judgement and model the behavior we hope they would emulate.”
Reflecting on the storming of the Capitol in her resignation letter.
“It is impossible to understand how it is acceptable for federal taxpayer dollars to support a student attending the University of Notre Dame, but not for a student who wants to attend Notre Dame Prep High School.”
In a letter to Congress urging them to uphold her education agenda after her departure.