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- Student Achievement New Data on the Ways Full-Time Remote Learners Lost OutA new report by the RAND Corp. shows that students who were in fully remote schools had less instructional time and worse outcomes.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.This panel presents an overview of three of the “big bets” being promoted by the Campaign for Grade Level Reading to the local funders, c...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.Let’s identify the rocks on the road for all students and understand what it takes to remove them.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.In this session, the EdWeek Research Center, in partnership with Kelly Education, reports on how school districts across the country plan...Student Achievement Tens of Thousands of Students May Have to Repeat a Grade. Should They?The prospect of a spike in retentions flies in the face of a broad-based consensus that moving students ahead is usually more effective.As we move forward through the pandemic and its impact on learning during the 2020-2021 school year, districts are reimagining their summ...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.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.