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In-Person Learning Plan Creates Adverse Learning Conditions
Plan Has a Disproportionate Negative Impact on Black and Hispanic Students

This year, Juneteenth takes on a special significance, the historic signing by President Biden, making Juneteenth a federal holiday.
Yes, let’s reopen our schools. But let’s also rethink how our schools operate.
Accountability is on display today as jurors in the Derek Chauvin trial have entered guilty verdicts on all the charges.
Student learing growth during the first half of the 2020–2021 school year is approaching expected levels in both reading and math.
The pandemic has exposed a lot of challenges in our schools.
The study reports that growth in oral reading fluency among students flattened and remained stalled this past spring, with students in Grades 2 and 3 most affected.
Presidential leadership success is a matter of timing, empathy for what the U.S. people are going through and setting clear goals early in your term.
I feel I am crawling to the finish line. 2020 has been one of the hardest years of my life.