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The Comeback

The Comeback

The fight to rebuild school communities after months of pandemic-era uncertainty.

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Detroit’s December remote days a sign of how long and challenging the pandemic recovery will be

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To boost a joy of reading, this East Harlem school installed a book vending machine

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In Chicago, shrinking majority Latino schools pose a key enrollment challenge

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My lessons are veering off track more than ever. That’s fine by me.

After so much disruption, I’m trying to create a less frantic, more collaborative classroom.

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Detroit school district extends Thanksgiving break as COVID cases rise

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Michigan schools seek options as staff shortages and COVID cases converge

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They believed home was safer than school. Now some NYC parents are accused of educational neglect.

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Detroit parents share mixed feelings about upcoming switch to remote Fridays

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Detroit school district moving to remote learning on Fridays in December as COVID cases rise

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After a devastating fire, these two questions guide my lesson plans

What’s left of my home has me rethinking what I teach and how.

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Chicago did away with mandatory fall tests. Will that hurt the district’s pandemic recovery?

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NYC is asking teachers to screen their students’ social-emotional health. Many feel ill-equipped to do so.

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Newark will spend some school COVID aid on security cameras, cars, floor polishers

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‘Detroit needs help’: District invests $34 million in mental health support for students, parents, and staff

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With COVID relief money, schools across U.S. take on a bigger role in student mental health

Federal funding is helping to launch new efforts to screen, counsel, and treat students. But some schools are struggling to fill new mental health roles.

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Navigating the return of early learners in Philadelphia’s 19140

How one of Philadelphia’s poorest ZIP codes is dealing with the return of early learners. Chalkbeat Philadelphia will introduce readers to students, educators and parents in 19140 as they navigate the return to in-person school after more than a year of disrupted learning.

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