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- SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.As we move forward through the pandemic and its impact on learning during the 2020-2021 school year, districts are reimagining their summ...SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.Has the academic impact of COVID-19 narrowed since last fall? How much progress have students made at each grade level? Get the answers i...Student Achievement Obituary Remembering Renowned Education Researcher Bob SlavinSlavin, who died suddenly at age 70, was a formidable force in pushing for policies, research, and evidence-based instruction for students.Student Achievement Opinion Learning Recovery: The Research on Tutoring, Extended School Year, and Other StrategiesEvidence points most strongly to the value of high-dose tutoring, but other approaches have merit too, writes researcher Heather C. Hill.SponsorThis content is provided by our sponsor. It is not written by and does not necessarily reflect the views of Education Week's editorial staff.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 initiativesStudent Achievement 'Learning Loss, in General, Is a Misnomer': Study Shows Kids Made Progress During COVID-19Even though the pandemic has interrupted learning, students are still gaining ground in reading and math this year.Read this white paper that includes the latest research on COVID learning loss.Student Achievement Opinion Want to Improve Learning Outcomes? Give Students More TimeAn extended school year, multiage classrooms, and other strategies can address learning loss, says Penn Graduate School of Education dean.Student Achievement 3 Studies for District Leaders to Read as They Plan for Learning RecoveryHow can districts plan for programs that help catch up students affected academically by the pandemic? These three studies provide clues.Student Achievement Where Can We Find Lots of Tutors? Bill in Congress Would Deploy Teachers-in-TrainingA bipartisan proposal in the Senate eyes teacher-candidates as a promising source to help districts scale up intensive tutoring programs.Student Achievement Opinion The Idea of 'Learning Loss' Begs Us to Ask, 'Loss From What?'A Georgia educator challenges the present thinking about "learning loss" and asks, "What if the loss is a loss in inflicting harm?"Student Achievement From Our Research Center Sources and Notes: How We Graded the States (Quality Counts 2021)Additional details about how the EdWeek Research Center determines the grades given to states and the nation in the 2021 Quality Counts report.Student Achievement From Our Research Center What’s Behind the Grades and Scores for Quality Counts 2021?Here's a guide to the grading scale and each of the indicators that go into making up the rankings for this year's Quality Counts report.Student Achievement From Our Research Center Where Families Are Feeling Pandemic Impacts the WorstRecent Census data show families nationwide suffering job loss, food insecurity, and a lack of technology crucial for remote education.