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Chad Aldeman
Lauren Dachille

While this crisis presents many challenges for districts, it may also provide an opportunity. Those places that can adapt to the changing teacher labor market now can have a lasting positive impact on student learning in years to come.

Chad Aldeman

With markets plummeting from COVID-19, the pension problem policymakers have been trying to hide from is about to cause a world of hurt to state and local budgets. This time, let’s hope they make better choices.

Andrew J. Rotherham

Andy Rotherham expresses concern on impact of prolonged school closures for students in early grades focused on literacy and for low-income kids of all ages. 

Andrew J. Rotherham

Andy Rotherham urges patience for districts figuring out transition to online learning, while ensuring needs of students with disabilities are met. 

Andrew J. Rotherham

Andy Rotherham discusses the immediate need to triage access for all students in order to address fairly serious losses in learning time for kids.

Jeff Schulz

Job loss and funding cuts may hurt low-income students' chances of entering 4-year colleges, but Jeff Schulz's research shows that many nonprofits are providing vital college advising to these high school students. 

Andrew J. Rotherham

Arne Duncan is experiencing the novel coronavirus like the rest of us: worried about his family, worried about his community and worried about our country as a whole. But he’s also experiencing it as the leader of community work to reduce gang violence in Chicago, as a managing director at Emerson Collective — one of America’s leading philanthropic organizations — and, of course, as a previous urban school leader and a former U.S. secretary of education.

Andrew J. Rotherham

Bellwether brought together top education leaders who discussed how they’ve navigated the Corona virus so far and how schools will never be the same.

Chad Aldeman

If the economic downturn due to COVID-19 is anything like the last one in 2008, that means bad news for Nebraska’s teacher pension plan. Bellwether’s Chad Aldeman recommends a different approach. 

Hailly T.N. Korman

The widespread disruptions to our country’s entire education system are a momentary step into the shoes of students who have lived fragile lives for a long time. The difference is that many of us will eventually be able to step out of those shoes and into a world that will plan for and accommodate this big disruption.

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