|Date:||Dec 8, 2020|
|Topic(s):||Education: K-12 Education|
The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent school closures have dramatically altered the lives of students, their families, school districts, and communities at large. This document will provide information on what schools, with a focus on Community Schools and Parent Centers, could look like through racial equity and trauma informed lenses and examine best practices for conducting a needs assessment particularly during times of duress.
We will also define and focus on four scenarios, as presented by New America, for reopening schools: “brick to click,” “click to brick,” hybrid/blended, and fully virtual. For these scenarios, we will propose questions that Community Schools and Parent Centers will need to consider moving forward.
The guide includes the following sections: