Analysis: The path to universal COVID-19 testing in schools — what the government and states can do now in preparation for the 2021 surge
Despite the availability of new COVID-19 tests that are faster and more cost-effective, significant barriers to universal testing in schools remain. To date, the absence of quality COVID-19 tests has forced superintendents and principals to rely on a combination of masking, screening for symptoms, social distancing and good hygiene practices. Although testing has always been...
By Mario Ramirez and Andrew Buher | November 23, 2020
Analysis: Education leaders must act to keep teachers, students and families safe from coronavirus. Here’s a roadmap for them to follow
The snowballing spread of COVID-19 across the United States has left education leaders — from superintendents and principals to teachers and nonprofit executives — with lingering uncertainty about overall organizational preparedness, gaps in proximate public health infrastructure, and continuity planning. In a moment that demands action, many are wondering what to do next and how to...
By Mario Ramirez and Andrew Buher | March 18, 2020