CNN: It’s Time to Accept That the Point of School Has Changed

The point of school right now is to develop a new normal, says journalist and parent Lisa Selin Davis. She explores what parents, teachers, administrators and kids owe to each other right now.

“Many children, regardless of economic status or neurodiversity, are experiencing massive social regression in the absence of their peer and teacher connections, which is of more concern to many parents than academic regression. I believe that for the 56 million kids whose worlds have been turned upside down, schools should now prioritize social-emotional learning over academics.”

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Announcing the Coalition for School Well-Being