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Few would deny that education is the great equalizer; as a society, we have embraced the concept of education for all. What we haven’t yet figured out is the idea of equitable education for all — the key to giving all learners the skills they need to be successful, engaged, and productive.
Learning in the time of COVID-19 has given us an up-close view of the successes and failures of modern education, underscoring something we already knew — students’ success requires social and academic support. And that support is unevenly distributed.
What’s taking us so long? What’s in the way? How do we clear the path?