This compilation by EdSurge includes a series of reflections from a diverse range of voices in the educational community about the challenges and changes in public education resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic and related school closures.
This Discussion Guide follows the webinar by David Rosenberg entitled Seven Principles for Investing Federal ESSER Funds in Recovery & Redesign. With an infusion of Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSE) funding, district leaders are now faced with key decisions about how to invest those funds strategically. David Rosenberg, ER Strategies partner, details seven crucial principles for investing ESSER funds with a “do now, build toward” approach.
This Discussion Guide follows the August 25, 2021, Jessica Cardichon (Deputy Assistant Secretary, P-12 Education, Office of Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, USDE) presented a Communities of Practice Webinar focusing on the American Rescue Plan and related funding for educational districts and schools. Her presentation is aligned with the AASA Community of Practice initiative’s commitment to providing timely and practical support as school systems reopen this academic year.
This publication highlights the work of Tacoma Public Schools in Washington State and their work building school-community partnerships. The author showcases generalizations and recommendations that can be derived from Tacoma’s work to enhance the engagement of families, community members, and groups in enhancing the learning and development of all students.