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News and Opinion Nov 6, 2020

Turnaround for Children Tiered Supports Resources Featured in Getting Smart

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Turnaround for Children’s Responding to Crisis Within A Tiered Supports System was featured in the article, “Get The F Out” by Getting Smart.

Written by Tom Vander Ark and Rebecca Midles, the article covers the challenges presented by COVID-19 school closures and how many students and teachers are struggling to adapt to remote learning, which is reflected in the grades being handed out during the mid-term period. The article offers potential solutions to this issue, including Turnaround’s Tiered Supports resources for getting students in crisis the immediate support they need.

The authors also propose getting creative about course completion and offering alternatives, as well as rethinking grades altogether and transitioning to a competency-based education system.

Read the full article here.