Educators continue to address student needs — from meals to health care, mental health services, and social services — while school buildings are closed.
Public schools serve all students, and educators work tirelessly to make sure they’re receiving a high-quality education. Programs like pandemic pods will make it harder to achieve equity in schools, which is a cornerstone of American democracy. Read the NEA summary and report.Learn More
Extended school closures will significantly curtail learning gains in reading. Here are ways to mitigate the loss.Learn More
With school buildings closed, nearly 30 million students still rely on school breakfast and lunch. Educators are stepping up to make sure kids are fed.Be Inspired
Even before the pandemic, between 8.5 to 12 million K-12 students lacked Internet access at home. “Without access, opportunity means nothing.”Learn More