Culture, Public Education
Public school enrollment plunge was especially deep among younger students, report finds

Enrollment in America’s public schools plummeted during the pandemic particularly in lower grades, according to a new report. The American Enterprise Institute report examines how… Read More

December 7, 2022
Massachusetts education official: No substitute for in-person learning

(The Center Square) – As the widespread impact of pandemic-induced classroom closures has come into sharper focus, Massachusetts educators and lawmakers alike are grappling with how to make up for… Read More

November 25, 2022
Public Education
Study: remote learning meant younger, disabled, minorities, fell further behind

(The Center Square) – Students who were younger, disabled, Black, Hispanic or economically disadvantaged experienced the most significant effects of lost instructional time during the pandemic, a study commissioned… Read More

August 15, 2022
Public Education
Columbus City Schools plan remote learning if teachers strike

(The Center Square) – Ohio’s largest school district continues to move forward with plans to open the school year for students Aug. 24, despite the system’s teachers union getting closer… Read More

August 12, 2022
Public Education
Study: Remote learning a ‘primary driver’ of widening achievement gaps

(The Center Square) – A new working paper analyzed testing data from 2.1 million students in 49 states plus D.C. and found that “remote instruction was a… Read More

May 10, 2022