Day: June 4, 2020

Fauci: Time to talk about reopening schools

“The goal is to have kids back in the classroom,” DeWine said.

School districts nationwide are making plans for the fall, creating contingencies for in-person learning, virtual learning at home and a hybrid of the two, with the last option the most likely for the majority of districts. Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued detailed guidelines on how schools can safely reopen.

In his interview, Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said: “Children can get infected, so, yes, so you’ve got to be careful. You got to be careful for

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How We Talk About the Achievement Gap Could Worsen Public Racial Biases Against Black Students – Inside School Research

Quick quiz: What share of black students graduate high school?

By the most recent count, 4 out of 5 black students graduate in four years with a regular diploma, according to federal figures. But after watching coverage of test scores focused on racial achievement gaps between black and white students, people tend to think black students’ graduation rates are much lower. The way the education media and policymakers frame education debates can have longer-term effects on how the public thinks about black students and the kinds of policies it will support to improve their learning.

“‘Achievement gap’ is a

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