From unfinished learning to missing students and lost earnings, these charts help explain the pandemic’s long-term impact
According to national research, 92% of ALL parents, regardless of race, income or geography, believe their child is reading and doing math at or above grade level…even after the pandemic.
American students have experienced a historic decline in academic achievement. The only possible response — the only rational response — is a historic collective investment in children and young adults.
The latest test scores underscore the dire need for academic recovery for students — and schools are racing against the clock to combat the daunting task.
The recent release of national scores showing drops in math and reading sparked criticisms of how long school districts remained virtual during the pandemic. Are those criticisms fair?
With higher-poverty districts showing the most lost learning, the pandemic’s effects, if not remedied.
Researchers found that gains in eighth-grade math are closely correlated with outcomes like high school graduation, college enrollment, and earnings
The National Assessment Governing Board hosted the release of the 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Mathematics and Reading results – the most comprehensive picture to date of the pandemic’s impact on student achievement.
Despite bright spots, data on national learning loss is gloomy
The scale of the disruption is evident in a district-by-district analysis of test scores shared exclusively with AP.
Alabama students led the nation in maintaining math and reading learning during the pandemic, according to a new national analysis.
A data analysis from education researchers at Harvard and Stanford universities confirms a bleak trend on national student test scores released this week: Oregon student learning fell sharply between 2019 and 2020, moreso than in other states.
The COVID-19 pandemic devastated poor children’s well-being, not just by closing their schools, but also by taking away their parents’ jobs, sickening their families and teachers, and adding chaos and fear to their daily lives.
Findings Incorporate Data on Weeks Remote and ESSER Dollars per District, Allowing Leaders to Re-calibrate Their Recovery Plans
Polikoff & Houston: COVID has affected kids’ learning. But those facts are not reaching parents. If we can’t fix that, it will be a disaster
A local focus, professional development, accelerated classwork and policies that keep costs down can help make tutoring programs a success
As a new school year approaches, COVID-19 infections are again on the rise, fueled by highly transmissible variants, filling families with dread. They fear the return of a pandemic scourge: outbreaks that sideline large numbers of teachers, close school buildings and force students back into remote learning.
Educators need a plan ambitious enough to remedy enormous learning losses.
The achievement gap was smaller in school districts that kept students in classrooms.
Study: Remote Learning Likely Widened Racial, Economic Achievement Gap
New research is showing the high costs of long school closures in some communities.
Study finds students in high-poverty districts had much less in-person instruction, lost more ground academically