Steven Virgadamo – “Time to stop focusing on glass being half full when analyzing the impact of the pandemic on education. Time to realize our glass just might be half full. We have a moment in history – a friend and colleague refers to it as a Sputnik like moment in history – a moment I see as a gift to consider total educational reform in the United States.


New U.S. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona is absolutely right when he says we would be missing a great opportunity if our goal is to reopen our schools to look exactly like they did a year ago today, before the pandemic. Better, he says, is to ask, “What do we want our system to look like?”


The answer to the last question needs to be an educational manifesto!!!”