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Keeping a Focus on Equity as Schools Reopen During the Pandemic

Wallace Foundation |

Hal Smith, senior vice president of education, youth development & health at the National Urban League, talks about how districts and state departments of education can address inequities as they move into a new school year and face the unprecedented challenge of educating students while keeping schools safe during a pandemic.

He sees pitfalls and educational opportunities—including more student-led inquiry as the new year begins.