Though the delivery of instruction in the 2020–21 school year will be altered to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, a long-standing research base on high-quality instruction can inform decisions about students’ learning and engagement. The following 10 recommendations distill the key findings from the PACE report Supporting Learning in the COVID-19 Context, which offers a framework for educators and district leaders to use in their preparation to provide quality instruction through distance and blended models.
Palo Alto USD has created an in-person center for higher-needs students to access during distance learning days.
Guidance on reopening schools from the California Department of Education.
An interactive guide to help district leaders formulate and implement plans to reopen schools for the upcoming school year.
The ACSA School Reopening Planning Report offers links, tools, analysis and resources.