D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Lewis Ferebee Talks COVID-19 Recovery Plans, With an Eye Toward Returning to In-Person Instruction | The 74 Million

June 07, 2020
  • D.C. Policy Center
Featured Image
Photo/Ted Eytan. Used with permission.

On June 7, 2020, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, D.C. Voices: Mental health supports during school closures, was cited by The 74 Million:

And that’s just one part of the equation. As with many districts nationwide, DCPS is still determining the best way to “creatively assess” students as the new academic year starts to gauge the extent of their learning loss, Ferebee said. There is work to be done, too, to ensure internet access for all students, which will be especially critical if remote learning extends into next year. There will also be an overwhelming need to address educators’ and students’ mental health, as the pandemic has wreaked havoc on many families’ health and livelihoods.

Read more: D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Lewis Ferebee Talks COVID-19 Recovery Plans, With an Eye Toward Returning to In-Person Instruction | The 74 Million

Related: D.C. Voices: Mental health supports during school closures | D.C. Policy Center

Author

D.C. Policy Center


Established in 2016, the D.C. Policy Center is a non-partisan research and policy organization committed to advancing policies for a strong and vibrant economy in the District of Columbia. Through rigorous research and collaboration, the D.C. Policy Center develops and tests policy ideas, disseminates its findings, and engages in constructive dialogue and debate.

For more information, please see our About page.