Equitable public education is not only the fair and just thing for society, it’s also crucial to any city’s development. Progress in Atlanta, however, has been painfully slow.
Metro Atlanta CEO coverage of the Quantifying the Impact of COVID-19 School Closures on Metro Atlanta Student Proficiency report commissioned by redefinED and Learn4Life Metro Atlanta.
Metro Atlanta public school students lost about nine weeks of in-person instruction when schools switched to virtual learning in March due to the coronavirus pandemic. That likely caused thousands of Atlanta public school students to fall behind, according to a new analysis commissioned by non-profits Learn4Life and redefinEd atlanta.
An opinion piece from Kyle Wingfield, president and CEO of the Georgia Public Policy Foundation, citing the Quantifying the Impact of COVID-19 School Closures on Metro Atlanta Student Proficiency report commissioned by redefinED and Learn4Life Metro Atlanta.
Projected decline in Metro Atlanta student achievement due to COVID-19
Thousands of metro Atlanta students have fallen behind in math and English after the coronavirus forced schools to move to remote learning, a new study found.
Lisa Herring called it a time of hope but also anxiety as she was sworn in Wednesday as Atlanta Public Schools superintendent.
redefinED atlanta, a nonprofit dedicated to ensuring that every student in Atlanta has the opportunity to attend a high-quality public school, announced that it recently awarded a $100,000 grant to two parent groups, The Atlanta Thrive and the Latino Association for Parents in Public Schools (LAPPS), in order to create a COVID-19 relief fund that…
A study released by two organizations states about 21,000 less students in English language arts and about 29,000 fewer in math are on track for grade-level proficiency than prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, when schools shifted to online classes. In a June 16 news release, redefinED Atlanta and Learn4Life announced the release of a new…
With federal Paycheck Protection Program loans running out this month, two parent organizations are stepping up by providing $100,000 to hundreds of metro Atlanta parents affected by the outbreak. Atlanta Thrive, a parent-driven organization that empowers families to disrupt inequities in the education system, and the Latino Association for Parents in Public Schools, a support…