Remote Learning Guidance from State Education Agencies with Martin West

64 minutes

This week on TeachLab, Justin Reich presents findings from a report on remote learning guidance from state education agencies (see He discussed relevant background research, points of consensus among state guidance, and the most important question for schools right now: what is the purpose of schooling during a pandemic? Harvard University professor Marty West, a member of the Massachusetts Board of Education, joins as discussant to provide a state policy perspective. The conversation was recorded during a live webinar, the video and slide deck can be found below.


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Resources and Links

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Watch the Full Webinar on YouTube

Download the slide deck

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Produced and edited by Aimee Corrigan and Garrett Beazley

Recorded by Justin Reich

Mixed by Garrett Beazley


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