Neither school district nor teachers meet for negotiations on Day 2 of strike
Schools in the Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD) were closed Thursday for day two of the teacher strike, according to district officials. Officials said that parents should anticipate the closures extending into Friday.
Pandemic School Reopenings Were Not Just About Politics
Almost as soon as some schools reopened for in-person learning in the fall of 2020, research was suggesting a tidy, albeit dark, conclusion about why they did: politics. Early analyses indicated that Covid-19 health factors had virtually nothing to do with reopening decisions, and partisan politics could explain nearly all the variation.
Published: Bradley Marianno, Ana Paula Loures-Elias, Libna Garcia, Deanna Cooper, and Emily Coombes
Bradley D. Marianno, Ana Paula S. Loures-Elias, Libna Garcia (all Educational Psychology, Leadership, and Higher Education), Deanna Cooper (Center for Research, Evaluation, and Assessment), and Emily Coombes (Sociology), along with Annie Hemphill (Michigan State University), published "Power in a Pandemic: Teachers’ Unions and Their Responses to…