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Apr 14, 2021
At the beginning of 2020, reports of a mysterious and potentially deadly disease outbreak in a single Chinese province seemed like a distant concern to the United States. But by January, the outbreak had spread to the United States and dozens of other countries, and in February, the World Health Organization (WHO) gave it a name: COVID-19. On March 11, the WHO declared COVID-19 to be a pandemic, and soon after, schools across the country shut…
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Apr 8, 2021
As a single white mom to a twelve-year-old Black son, I am faced with reality that my son has had no exposure to Black teachers in his nine years of public schooling despite living in a diverse, mid-sized urban city. This means that he has been deprived of having important interactions and influences in his school life that could have had long lasting positive impacts on his sense of self and his academic progress.  Given our troubled history…
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Apr 1, 2021
This blog series provides guidance to school leaders on supporting teacher wellbeing through the implementation of the Concerns-Based Adoption Model (CBAM). The series builds upon REL Pacific’s article “Reflecting on Teacher Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Pandemic” introducing CBAM as a framework to address teacher challenges when faced with change. The series opens with an introduction to using the CBAM framework and includes action steps to…
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Learning Recovery: How to Develop and Implement Effective Tutoring Programs
Mar 31, 2021
Tutoring is emerging as one of the most promising, effective approaches to help us accelerate student learning during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Years ago when I worked at the U.S. Department of Education, I spent one hour per week volunteering as an afterschool tutor. I loved it. Every Wednesday from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., I worked with a boy named Isaiah on his reading, and we took the time to chat about what else was going on in his…
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Mar 26, 2021
This blog highlights a new GIS map focused on the accessibility of preK programs in Vermont. At a time when the funding of prekindergarten (preK) programs across the country is declining, Vermont lawmakers and state agencies are looking to understand how to improve universal preK programming in the state. R1CC worked with Vermont to develop a Geographic Information System (GIS) map that presents information about preK availability across Vermont…