When Odyssey Charter School in American Fork, Utah was created in 2005, its founders emphasized direct instruction and limited use of technology. For 15 years, the school relied on transparency projectors and paper and pencil assignments.
As we round out 2022, we look back in appreciation for the indefatigable efforts of state leaders, and we are honored to support them and their teams as they serve our nation’s students.
Dedicated, creative educators have been a vital support for students and families throughout the last few disrupted years in education.
As We Mark CARES Act Deadline, States are Using Federal COVID Relief to Help Students Across Country
The COVID-19 pandemic has tested education systems like never before, ushering in an unprecedented level of federal funding for K-12 education.
As the 2021-2022 school year comes to a close, state education leaders want to ensure students can continue learning, through a variety of camps and other enrichment opportunities, when school is out of session over the summer.
Aided by a historic federal investment, state and local education systems are transitioning from responding to the immediate urgency of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic to implementing prevention and academic recovery strategies.
As school leaders work to support students in accelerating learning after school building closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, one important lever is high-quality curriculum.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, America’s teachers have stepped up through constant challenges and changes to support students and ensure continued access to learning and essential peer and adult relationships.