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Schwartz quoted in EdSurge article on challenges of student mobility

June 23, 2021


Amy Ellen Schwartz

Amy Ellen Schwartz

In Chelsea, Massachusetts, high student mobility used to be a challenge without a clear solution. But then the district formed the Five District Partnership to develop curriculum in tandem and make moving a bit easier. There’s new interest in the model as schools and communities suddenly face big changes in enrollment as a result of the pandemic. "It’s not like kids are moving from Boston to Chicago to LA and then back again,” says Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Chair in Public Affairs. "Kids for whom housing instability is a problem, many of them are moving around in the same urban area." Read more in the EdSurge article, "School Is Hard for Mobile Students. These Districts Want to Help." 

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