Well, on it goes. Here's some reading from the week. Remember, your choices about which voices to amplify make a difference.
COVID Stimulus Funds for Private School Vouchers
The indispensable Mercedes Schneider takes a look at Jeb Bush's old crew at ExcelInEd (formerly FEE) and their idea that stimulus funds should be repurposed to boost school vouchers.
Parents Worried about Special Ed Vouchers
Rebecca Klein at HuffPost looks at the issues and concerns surrounding the question of whether or not to allow IDEA waivers for school districts struggling wit getting crisis education to students with special needs. Also, there's a picture of Betsy DeVos that makes it look like she has a halo, so that's something.
9 Ways Schools Will Look Different
Anya Kamenetz at NPR looks at some predictions about how Corona-school might look when it starts up. Important to note that Corona-school looks kind of expensive.
Compassion and Grace
Accountabaloney looks at a remarkable piece of guidance from, of all things, Georgia's state school superintendent. Worth the read.
Why Don't We Have Internet for All?
The Have You Heard podcast looks at the origins of the digital divide.
Every Chid Left Behind
Nancy Flanagan on how a little flexibility and care might avert some of the "crises" we're facing.
6 Reasons Students Aren't Logging On
At EdWeek, Peter DeWitt looks at some of the reasons that online crisis education isn't getting traction with everyone.
Tacoma Teachers Struggle To Connect With Students
from the News Tribune, a look at the specific issues faced by teachers in tracking down their missing students. (See? It's not just you.)
A Trombonist Wonders When An Audience Will Gather
Okay, not actually education related, except that this is one of my former students.