Learning Recovery: Getting It to Work
September 25, 2023
This is the third school year to begin since COVID-19 came on the scene in 2020. While educators are optimistic that this year students will finally catch up on the learning they missed out on during the pandemic, student testing data suggest the outlook is more mixed. Schools still struggle to fully implement costly strategies that experts tell them will work. But there are always outliers to point the way and this report focuses on some of them. See how districts have successfully incorporated accelerated learning strategies and built cost-effective mechanisms into high-dose tutoring programs. An added bonus: A glossary helps sort out nuanced academic recovery terms.
- Student Achievement From Our Research Center Is This the Year Students Finally Catch Up From the Pandemic? Educators Think SoMaybe too much so, experts say.Teaching Learning 'Acceleration' Is Hard to Do. These Districts Are Tackling the ChallengeDespite the buzz, acceleration hasn’t proved to be as popular as other learning-recovery strategies.Budget & Finance Tutoring Can Be Costly. Here's How to Make It Cost-EffectiveAs a federal funding cutoff looms, some districts are finding ways to make intensive tutoring sustainable.Student Achievement Quiz Quiz Yourself: What Do You Know About Learning Recovery?Evidence is building about the most effective ways to boost learning. Test yourself on what works—and what doesn't.