The New York Times’ recent opinion piece on education explores how the pandemic is helping us to think about students and education in more holistic ways. Schools have had to pivot quickly and many have responded in incredible ways, but what has become glaringly evident is that focusing on rote learning and standardized education leaves the more human qualities behind. Relationships are critical for deep learning and engagement.
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How have decades of attempted reform, and billions of dollars, failed to improve students’ performance across the country? The Daily explores what has happened to the US education system despite real efforts to improve literacy and national test scores.