Whole Learner News

In what promises to be another atypical year, remember education is more than academics

In a matter of weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic turned our lives upside down. What we thought might be a few weeks of working and learning from home, quickly turned into the norm.

2020-08-24T18:11:30-04:00August 24th, 2020|OpEds, Whole Learner News|

COVID-19 presents vast challenges, opportunities

State Rep. calls for new approach to school learning — "Since I was elected to the State House of Representatives, I have tried to be a voice for the voiceless, advocating for those who haven’t always been able to advocate for themselves, including our state’s students...."

2020-08-17T09:14:17-04:00August 17th, 2020|OpEds, Whole Learner News|

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, an education system re-boot is needed

Amidst enormous uncertainty, the debate about whether to reopen schools — and how — is contentious. The only certainty is that in any scenario, kids will spend less time in the classroom next year than ever before.

2020-07-28T09:56:52-04:00July 28th, 2020|OpEds, Whole Learner News|

America Forward Launches Whole-Learner Education Initiative with Release of Whole-Learner Education: A Policy Roadmap to Student Success

Today, America Forward, the nonpartisan policy initiative of pioneering venture philanthropy organization New Profit, launched Advancing Whole-Learner Education - a new initiative aimed at deepening public engagement and expanding federal support for whole-learner approaches to education.

2020-07-21T17:58:44-04:00July 21st, 2020|Press Release, Whole Learner News|