Special Report: How We Go Back to School

To help district and school leaders navigate the complex decisions they must make around reopenings, Education Week explores the options for returning to school—as well as their upsides and downsides—in an eight-part series.
Explore the first installment: The Socially Distanced School Day
Explore the second installment: Scheduling the COVID-19 School Year

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Getting Kids to School: Tackling the COVID-19 Transportation Problem
Reducing ridership, "walking school buses," and staggered schedules are among the strategies districts are considering for getting students to school this fall. They must also decide who gets transportation and how to keep drivers on board.
Solving the Student-Transportation Conundrum
District leaders must wrestle with five key questions as they work out the logistics for getting students safely back to school this fall without exploding their transportation budgets.
Trump Team Reinforces Tying Federal Money to School Reopenings
Opinion Arne Duncan:Reopening Schools Is a Local Decision,Not the President's
Opinion The Principal Is In:A New Advice Column for Principals
Will Kindergartens Be Empty This Fall?
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Will Kindergartens Be Empty This Fall?
As cases of COVID-19 continue to grow, parents around the country are struggling with whether to send their child to kindergarten this fall. Some say they won't.
How Schools in Other Countries Have Reopened
Ideas from Australia,Denmark,and Taiwan can help American district and school leaders as they shape their reopening plans.
Opinion Do White People Get It?Racism Through the Eyes of a Black Male Teacher
Is It Time to Reconsider the Year-Round School Schedule?
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Opinion Do White People Get It?Racism Through the Eyes of a Black Male Teacher
Educators have a responsibility to eradicate systemic racism,writes Malcolm J.Gillard.That starts with understanding their role in upholding it.
Opinion Why I Showed My Young Children the Video of George Floyd's Death
Our children see that the law does not apply equally to all,writes lawyer and historian Allison Matulli.It's a lesson that parents and educators can't ignore.

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