Rhetoric about children “falling behind” shows a desire to maintain a broken status quo, not a desire for true equity.
Resuming life “as normal” would create the conditions that spawn new variants and allow them to spread.
The pressure to reopen school buildings before all educators are vaccinated became bipartisan after Biden took office.
Teachers, students and community members should discuss and decide for themselves when it’s safe to reopen.
An unprecedented number of teachers and other school employees are leaving the field because of fears about COVID.
Chicago is trying to force its educators back into classrooms amid climbing COVID positive rates in the city.
This year will be brutal for students, teachers, parents, everyone. Let’s exercise compassion when it comes to school.
Rank-and-file educators say the agreement between UFT and the city does nothing to address pandemic safety concerns.
Long-term divestment in public education has brought U.S. schools to a dangerous crossroads.
While not a long-term solution for safe and equitable schooling, outdoor classrooms can be a safer interim solution.