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Andrew J. Rotherham
Emmeline Zhao

Jeb Bush was a widely regarded governor of Florida for eight years, is a successful businessman, was a 2016 presidential candidate and remains one of the most influential voices in education more than a decade after leaving office.

Chad Aldeman

Though we can guess at the academic effects of the COVID-19 school shutdowns, the full impact of the lost learning time won’t be known for decades. Research on previous school closures may be helpful in guiding our response.

Indira Dammu

The city's many at-risk youth are in danger of being forgotten amid Nashville's budget crisis.

Chad Aldeman
Brennan McMahon Parton

Measuring how much students learn over time is the most equitable measure of student performance we have, revealing trends and patterns that status measures of student proficiency rates might miss. Student growth information will be critical to understand the extent of the impact of current school closures and to help inform recovery efforts.

Andrew J. Rotherham

Working with stakeholders around the country has made me certain only about uncertainty. The impact of COVID-19 in a few months or a few years seems to hinge on collective action and policymakers’ decisions.

Andrew J. Rotherham

Working with stakeholders around the country has made me certain only about uncertainty. The impact of COVID-19 in a few months or a few years seems to hinge on collective action and policymakers’ decisions. 

Andrew J. Rotherham

Margaret Spellings discusses best- and worst-case scenarios in response to the coronavirus, what businesses should do to help schools, and advice for Secretary DeVos with Andy Rotherham and Emmeline Zhao.

Andrew J. Rotherham

Andy Rotherham discusses how blended learning options where students are split up for classroom learning for a few days a week and online for the remainder will likely become the norm.

Andrew J. Rotherham
Emmeline Zhao

Shavar Jeffries discusses education's response to coronavirus, what he hopes to see from Joe Biden on education, and the opportunity the current crisis offers for educational equity with Andy Rotherham and Emmeline Zhao.

Andrew J. Rotherham

Fairfax Times--Andy Rotherham comments on the importance of districts' willingness to innovate and do whatever it takes in order to reach all kids.

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