Key Findings

  • Education Recovery Scorecard

The Education Recovery Scorecard has estimated achievement losses between Spring 2019 and Spring 2022 for individual public school districts in 29 states.

  • Press Release

Findings Incorporate Data on Weeks Remote and ESSER Dollars per District, Allowing Leaders to Re-calibrate Their Recovery Plans

State Specific Findings

Long-term Implications

  • CEPR

In the three decades before the pandemic, mean achievement of U.S. 8th graders in math rose by more than half a standard deviation on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). Between 2019 and 2022, U.S. students had forfeited 40 percent of that rise.

  • Edunomics Lab

Calculating Investments to Remedy Learning Loss

Recovery Efforts

  • The Collaborative for Student Success

This effort will help school leaders learn from their peers and ensure all students are on track for success in school, college, and careers.

  • CCSSO

Through the COVID Relief Data Project, CCSSO is tracking how states are using that 10 percent ESSER state reserve.

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  • Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis
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  • National Bureau for Economic Research