Daily Archives: March 23, 2020

David Leonhardt: What Trump Has Said About Coronavirus

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The main reason that the U.S. was unprepared to respond promptly to the coronavirus was that Trump repeatedly told the public that it was not a problem, that it would disappear spontaneously, and…

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Cartoons about Online Learning

Originally posted on Larry Cuban on School Reform and Classroom Practice:
Yes, it is that time for the monthly feature of cartoons. For March, I have collected cartoons about online learning. With K-12 schools and universities shutdown, many school leaders…

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Lessons from the 1918 Flu Pandemic, When Many Schools Closed

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I was recently contacted by a journalist who asked me if there was any precedent for the current school closings in response to a health crisis. My first impulse was to say “no,”…

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Class of 2020: Redeem Your Senior Year

Originally posted on deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog:
On Friday, March 13, 2020, I reported to school for a professional day to end the third grading period. Since it was a teacher workday, my students had the day off. Just…

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