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- Student Achievement COVID Hurt Student Learning: Key Findings From a Year of ResearchOur cheat-sheet tells you what the most important studies have found—and what we still need to know.Student Achievement In Their Own Words Students in Military Schools Lead the Nation on NAEP Scores. One Teacher Explains WhyReading and math scores for Department of Defense students ranged from 15 to 23 points higher than corresponding national average scores.Student Achievement Q&A The 3 Teachers on the NAEP Panel Say It’s Time to Act on Drops in ScoresThe results caught the public's attention—but the teachers say that hasn't yet translated into direct action to support schools.Student Achievement The Pace of Learning Recovery Is Inequitable, New Data ShowLower-scoring students are making gains at a slower rate than their higher-scoring peers.Student Achievement What Does Research Say About Grade Retention? A Few Key Studies to KnowDoes holding students back help or hurt them in the long run?Student Achievement Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: How Can We Maximize Student Learning?Host Peter DeWitt and John Hattie discuss how to deepen student learning while allowing students to pursue their academic interests.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.Discover six leadership practices that helped learners exceed expectations during the pandemic.Student Achievement What the Research Says Are Students Using Intensive Tutoring? What National Data ShowStudents need more-intensive tutoring to make up for pandemic schooling disruptions, but they may not be getting it.Student Achievement Video The Falloff in NAEP Math and Reading Scores, ExplainedHere’s what you need to know about the historic drops in students’ math and reading scores and why they matter.Student Achievement Big Changes Needed to Reverse Plunging Student Achievement, Education Secretary SaysMiguel Cardona urged widespread adoption of strategies that evidence shows help students regain lost academic ground.Student Achievement Opinion I’m a Teacher. Here’s Why I Don't Care About the NAEP ScoresThe drop in NAEP scores don’t tell me anything I didn’t already know, argues one veteran math teacher.Student Achievement With NAEP Scores in Hand, Schools Double Down on ‘Urgent’ Recovery EffortsResults for large districts were unsurprising, leaders say, but reinforce the need for long-term investments.Student Achievement Opinion NAEP Scores Are a 'Critical Reality Check.' Kids Pay the Price If They Are MisinterpretedLeaders must resist the temptation to cherry-pick results and overgeneralize conclusions, writes assessment expert Scott Marion.