SESP in the Media: August 2020

SESP in the Media: August 2020

faculty sespAn ongoing, monthly roundup of appearances in the news media by School of Education and Social Policy faculty, researchers, and our community:

Financial Advisor Magazine

Aug. 25, 2020 

They Beat Covid, But Debilitating Effects And Economic Costs May Linger For Years (cites research by Hannes Schwandt)

The New York Times

Aug. 22, 2020 

The Coronavirus Generation (cites research by Diane Schanzenbach and Hannes Schwandt)

The Hechinger Report

Aug. 17, 2020 

Proof Points: How deep coronavirus school budget cuts are expected to harm student achievement (cites research by Kirabo Jackson)

Center for American Progress

Aug.10, 2020 

The Opportunity and Counseling Corps: Helping K-12 Students and Young Adults Recover From the Coronavirus Crisis (cites research by Kirabo Jackson)


Aug. 12, 2020 

Rising food prices make it harder for families on assistance programs to get by (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)


Aug. 10, 2020 

Report: Pandemic Food Benefits Work To Address Food Insecurity (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)

Education NC

Aug.7, 2020

Perspective | From an educational crisis to a ‘watershed event?’ (cites research by Kirabo Jackson)  

Education Next

July 12, 2020 

If Many More Private Schools Close, All Schools Will Suffer (quotes Kirabo Jackson)

Chicago Tribune

Aug. 6, 2020

Thinking of home schooling? Here’s how to do it. (quotes Nicole Pinkard and Terri Sabol)


Aug. 6, 2020

NYC Is the Last Holdout on In-Person Schooling as Big Districts Defy Trump (quotes Diane Schanzenbach)


Aug. 3, 2020

The State of the Economy (interview with Diane Schanzenbach)

LA School Report

Aug. 5, 2020

Amid pandemic downturn, new research shows Great Recession hurt student test scores, widened achievement gaps & reduced college attendance (cites reserach by Kirabo Jackson)

Education Dive

Aug. 5, 2020

Researchers: State budget cuts feed declines in test scores, achievement (quotes research by Kirabo Jackson) 

Education Week

Aug. 4, 2020

Budget Cuts Devastated Academics During the Last Recession, New Research Finds (quotes Kirabo Jackson) 


By Julie Deardorff
Last Modified: 9/9/20