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Public Schools and covid-19

Analysis: Education and Litigation Have a Long History. The Challenges of Teaching & Reopening School in a Pandemic Make Lawsuits Even More Likely

Author(s): Maria Ferguson
Published: June 26, 2020

Education and litigation have a long history and the current crisis will likely add a new and complicated chapter to the story. CEP Executive Director Maria Ferguson talks with education law experts about the legal implications of reopening schools in the age of COVID-19.

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For the Common Good: Recommitting to Public Education in a Time of Crisis

Author(s): Nancy Kober, Diane Stark Rentner, and Maria Ferguson
Published: May 28, 2020

This report explains the multiple roles public schools play in American society and discusses why, in this time of upheaval, it is crucial to maintain a robust public education system.  A companion report, The History and Evolution of Public Education in the US, examines why public schools were created and how the role played by public schools has evolved over time.

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The History and Evolution of Public Education in the US

Author(s): Nancy Kober and Diane Stark Rentner
Published: May 28, 2020

This report explores the history of public education in the United States and discusses the vital role that these schools play in preparing students for civic life.

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