Chang-Bacon, Chris K., "Generation Interrupted: Rethinking 'Schools with Interrupted Formal Education' (SIFE) in the Wake of a Pandemic," Educational Researcher, 50 (3, 2021), 187-196.


Examines options for responding to educational needs of students whose education has been interrupted by the pandemic of 2020-2021 in light of studies of this issue previously undertaken regarding interruptions in education due to political instability, national disasters, refugee migration, etc.; discusses curriculum adaptations, socio-emotional support, community action, as well as the possibility of rethinking such terms as "SIFE,"' "interruption," and "formal education."

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Contexts and Societal Influences

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Differentiaion, Enrollment Changes, Needs Assessment


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