School’s Out: Report on the Benefits of Learning Outside
As families count down to the first day of school, one thing is for certain: the 2020-2021 school year will be unlike any other in our collective lifetimes. The COVID-19 pandemic has put educators and school administrators between a rock and a hard place: bring kids back to the classroom, where experts say that all will be at high risk of virus transmission, or continue with distance learning, which experts agree compromises educational outcomes and accelerates inequality.
In this pivotal moment for America’s kids, The Trust for Public Land is part of a growing push to proffer an alternate solution: take learning outside.
To learn more, download “School’s Out,” a special report from The Trust for Public Land.