There’s a solution to the education crisis. It’s simpler than you think

By Abigail Williams, United to Learn

Thank you to The Dallas Morning News for publishing this OpEd on May 4, 2022.

After two years of dislocations and disruptions, our schools should be elated. Masks can come off. Campuses are buzzing to familiar rhythms. On the surface, schools are reclaiming “normalcy.”

However, recent headlines highlight the grave reality of unfinished learning, teacher burnout and leadership turnover. It’s a looming issue exacerbated by the pandemic. Without intensive, intentional corrective action, a generation of future Texans could be lost.