The Coronavirus Pandemic’s ‘Silver Lining’ for Education

Students attend their first day of class since the pandemic paralyzed Spain six months ago, in Pamplona, Spain, Sept. 7, 2020 (AP photo by Alvaro Barrientos).
Students attend their first day of class since the pandemic paralyzed Spain six months ago, in Pamplona, Spain, Sept. 7, 2020 (AP photo by Alvaro Barrientos).
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Millions of children headed back to school this week, but the environment they’ve returned to is anything but familiar. Those in classrooms are facing radically different health and safety protocols, while many others are still confined to their homes, using remote tools to communicate with their teachers and classmates. This week on the Trend Lines podcast, WPR’s Elliot Waldman was joined by Rebecca Winthrop, senior fellow and co-director of the Center for Universal Education at the Brookings Institution, to discuss how COVID-19 is changing the face of education. Winthrop and her colleagues have found that the pandemic is exposing new […]

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