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10 challenges facing K-12—and how leading districts are handling them

The stakes have never been higher for the education world. As the 2020-2021 school year progresses, educators are juggling challenges ranging from the COVID-slide, to the digital divide, to socioemotional needs.

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What’s in the ebook?

We interviewed over 50 superintendents, CTOs, principals, teachers and other experts to bring you:


  • 10 challenges that districts will be facing for the 2020-2021 school year and beyond
  • Examples from innovative school districts and their leaders navigating the current crisis
  • Perspectives from district leaders and educators on key issues pertaining to equity & community
  • Research and data from trusted sources such as NWEA, Education Week, and The Education Trust

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What’s in the Ebook

As districts planned reopenings this fall, and the fate of millions of students and staff hung in the balance, the stakes had never been higher for the education world. As the 2020-2021 school year progresses, educators are juggling challenges ranging from the COVID-slide, the digital divide, and socioemotional needs.

We interviewed over 50 superintendents, CTOs, assistant superintendents, principals, and other experts and organized their insights into the 10 biggest challenges facing K-12 this school year — and how leading districts are handling them.

Challenges

10 of the most prominent challenges facing districts for the 2020-2021 school year

Perspectives

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Stories

Real examples of innovative school districts and their leaders navigating the crisis

Research

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