An expanded definition of student success should guide the pandemic-era learning recovery

By Jason Atwood, Director, Research and Learning Across the country, educators, policymakers, and innovators are urgently working to help schools recover from the academic and mental health impacts of Covid-19 and pandemic-related school closures. As they make the necessary investments and develop programs to accelerate student progress, it’s imperative to make decisions based on what […]

How Schools Can Center Student and Teacher Wellbeing

By Jason Atwood, Director, NewSchools Venture Fund As schools unveil their reopening plans for the fall, the need to address student and educator mental health and wellbeing must take priority, even before concerns about getting students caught up academically. Students will have a harder time learning and teachers will not be as effective if schools […]