Common App's "Applying to College in a Test-Optional Admissions Landscape: Trends from Common App Data" report.
In an interview with Politico on the impact of Hurricane Ida on education.
Axios/Momentive poll of 38,251 parents with school-age children.
“It’s simply unacceptable that state leaders are putting politics over the health and education of the students they took an oath to serve.”
In a press release on the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights opening investigations into five states regarding prohibitions of universal indoor masking.
Education Week's interactive map of states requiring teacher vaccinations.
A RAND Corporation survey of 3,146 parents of children ages 5-18, July 16-29, 2021.
Axios/Ipsos Poll of 1,041 U.S. adults, Aug. 13-16, 2021.
FutureEd Analysis using Quorum.
“The Department stands with these dedicated educators who are working to safely reopen schools and maintain safe in-person instruction.”
In a letter to Florida Governor DeSantis and Commissioner Corcoran indicating support for local school leaders requiring masks despite the state's prohibition.
Politico analysis of Burbio school data.
“Almost 90% of educators & school staff are vaccinated. I know we can get to 100%. Get vaccinated today.”
In a tweet encouraging educators to get vaccinated on August 5, 2021.
McKinsey survey of 16,370 parents across all 50 states.
EdChoice/Morning Consult June 11-30, 2021 poll of 1,001 current teachers.
“The AAP believes that, at this point in the pandemic, given what we know about low rates of in-school transmission when proper prevention measures are used, together with the availability of effective vaccines for those age 12 years and up, that the benefits of in-person school outweigh the risks in almost all circumstances.”
In their most recent COVID-19 guidance for safe schools.
U.S. Government Accountability Office, The 74
“We can and we must address the climate crisis while rebuilding our school infrastructure to meet every child’s needs.”
Introducing his Green New Deal for Public Schools
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Hechinger Report
“It’s more important than ever for families, educators and leaders to understand what children have and have not learned, so we can figure out the best ways to help kids catch up and then move ahead.”
In a piece for K-12 Dive on the importance of assessments.
“You play an important role in advancing efforts that ensure every child is taught by an outstanding teacher…I encourage you to support grow-your-own programs that create a community-based pipeline into the profession by including teaching as part of your career in technical education pathways in secondary schools.”
At the National Charter School Conference.
Education Week's state tracker.
“Students cannot be discriminated against because of their sexual orientation or their gender identity.”
In an interview with The New York Times on the Department's guidance indicating that transgender students are protected under Title IX.
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.