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The Fall K-3 Classroom: What the data imply about composition, challenges and opportunities

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The data tracking learning loss among the nation’s schoolchildren confirms that things are bad and getting worse. The data also tells another story — one with serious implications for the hoped for learning recovery initiatives that will guide the next chapter in the pandemic saga. That story invites a comparison between what we know about the K-3 cohorts from Fall 2019 with what the data predict for those same grades for Fall 2021.

Drawing on guidance from educators – teachers, school-leaders, superintendents – and parents, this webinar from the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading launches a series of conversations with some of the leading experts and entrepreneurs associated with promising interventions for successful teaching and learning. Among other things, they will share their views on the challenges and opportunities facing teachers, school leaders, school districts and, importantly, parents.

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Woodrow Paik
Executive Vice President Curriculum Associates
Beth Tarasawa, PhD
Executive VP of Research NWEA
Hedy Nai-Lin Chang
Executive Director Attendance Works
Renee D. Boynton-Jarrett
Associate Professor, Pediatrics, Boston University School of Director, Vital Village Network
Pamela Cantor
Founder and Senior Science Advisor Turnaround for Children
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
Professor of Psychology, Temple University Senior Fellow, Brookings
Debora J. Leong
Co-Founder and President Tools of the Mind
Alejandro Gibes de Gac
Founder and Chief Executive Officer Springboard Collaborative
Ryan Lee-James, Ph.D.
Director, Rollins Center for Language & Literacy Atlanta Speech School
Michelle M. Figlar
Vice President of Learning Heinz Endowments
Moderator
Ryan Lee-James
Director The Rollins Center for Language and Literacy, Atlanta Speech School
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