Learning loss vs. mental exhaustion: Parents, educators and school leaders differ on whether summer school is the answer
Before a global health crisis closed schools nationwide, Kristen Roosevelt told her principal that she wasn’t interested in teaching summer school this year. Roosevelt, who teaches first grade at a high-poverty public school in Portland, Oregon, changed her mind after her school closed and she saw how the crisis was affecting her students. It took...
By Cara Fitzpatrick | June 8, 2020