K-12 Education During and After COVID-19 The rapid adjustment school districts, teachers, administrators and parents had to make as a result of COVID-19 was a shock to the education system. Educators are now adjusting to new methods of instruction, administrators needed to play new roles to support students, and parents required [...]
10.21.19 - What We're Reading Below are a few headlines from the last week that caught our attention. The articles below are not intended to be indicate our views on any certain topic, just an update on some of the latest news in the areas in which we work. Deep Soils Have Dual [...]
Dr. Millie Hamner Joins Keystone Policy Center as Senior Policy Director Colorado education policy leader, and former state representative, Dr. Millie Hamner has joined Keystone Policy Center as a senior policy director. Hamner will partner with Berrick Abramson, who leads Keystone's Center for Education Policy, to manage initiatives in Keystone’s education and government [...]
What We're Reading 9.30.19 Below are a few headlines from the last week that caught our attention. The articles below are not intended to be indicate our views on any certain topic, just an update on some of the latest news in the areas in which we work. Here’s how we can use [...]
Keystone's Berrick Abramson sits down with Dr. Jason Glass, the superintendent of Jeffco Public Schools in Colorado, to discuss school safety and strategies educators and others can use to intervene and prevent violence.
Rethinking career readiness requires smart assessment of current conditions and meaningful collaboration among a broad group of stakeholders and leaders. To chart a path forward, there needs to be a shared understanding of the world our kid are entering. Equally important is understanding that there is neither one simple solution that fits every child and community nor are there solutions that leaders from any single field can solve alone.
For most of the past decade, I’ve worked across the country helping state leaders ensure every child has access to a great education. In that effort, I’ve worked with some incredibly bright and passionate educators, school leaders and state officials on everything from rethinking how we prepare and support new teachers to frameworks for improving struggling schools.