K-12 Education: Reflect And Redesign

A series of conversations with subject matter experts, state education leaders, and practitioners that reflect on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and elevate strategies and models for redesigning key features of the education system as states and school districts move forward, hosted by the NGA’s Center for Best Practices K-12 Education Team.

Strategies For Advancing Equity Through State Education Budgets During & Beyond COVID

(4 Mar 2021) This webinar explores opportunities, challenges, and strategies for governors as they create and move forward state education budgets during and beyond COVID-19. Topics of the conversation include how governors can maximize new federal funding to plan for both the short- and long-term educational needs of states and school districts and strategies for advancing equity at the state and district level.

Strategies For Reengaging Students During And Beyond The COVID-19 Pandemic

(22 Oct 2021) This webinar explores strategies for Governors to help school districts in addressing chronic absenteeism and reengaging students as they continue learning in pandemic-disrupted circumstances. The webinar offers lessons learned and promising practices for: helping students get back on the path to graduation and postsecondary success; reducing chronic absenteeism; building strong relationships with students and families; and addressing the holistic needs of students during and beyond the pandemic.

Lessons Learned from Afterschool and Summer Learning and Enrichment in 2021

(November 2, 2021) This webinar highlights lessons learned for afterschool and summer learning programs during the pandemic and Summer 2021. Panelists offer recommendations regarding accelerating learning, re-engaging students, and effective use of federal funding that schools can implement as students continue to learn inside and outside the classroom this year and as leaders begin planning for Summer 2022.