• Research Reports   
Ashley Jochim, Jennifer Poon

This report offers the first in-depth look at families’ and educators’ experiences with pandemic pods.


Latest Publications

  • Research Reports    

Perspectives that bind: Reshaping partnerships in education

Femi Vance

Partnerships between schools, families, and expanded learning providers are a powerful tool that could be used for lasting change in education.

  • Research Reports    

Pods in Action: KaiPod Learning

Steven Weiner

A new company sustaining the pandemic pod model offers flexibility to teachers, students and parents.

  • The Lens    

‘Do this!’ How Oakland parents are fighting for better schools — and a more responsive system

Lakisha Young

Lakisha Young writes about starting The Oakland REACH.

  • Research Reports    

Pods in Action: The Oakland REACH

Eupha Jeanne Daramola

REACH’s story demonstrates the potential for community-based organizations to play a larger role in addressing both current challenges and longstanding iniquities in the public education system.

  • Research Reports    

“The most professionally satisfied I’ve been.” How could the best aspects of learning pod staffing be scaled up?

Bryan C. Hassel

Pod staffing arrangements have the potential to be replicated at a much larger scale and in a way that endures beyond the pandemic.

  • Research Reports    

Use of personalized learning platforms in one pandemic-era microschool: A case study

Christopher Doss, Elizabeth Steiner

This paper poses the question of how personalized learning platforms might affect students’ academic, social, and emotional outcomes.