Education news, analysis, and opinion about reversals in academic progress, including through the summer slide
Student Achievement What Teachers Say Is the Biggest Barrier to Learning Recovery
A Khan Academy/YouGov survey of teachers explores views on unfinished learning, getting students to master concepts, and grading.
Student Achievement What the Research Says Academic Recovery From the Pandemic Will Outlast Funding by Years
While student achievement has begun to rebound, new data show a long road to return to pre-COVID performance
Federal Federal Initiative Leverages COVID Aid to Expand After-School, Summer Learning
The Education Department's Engage Every Student effort includes partnerships with civic organizations and professional groups.
Student Achievement What the Research Says 5 Things to Know About How the Pandemic Has Deepened Summer Learning Loss
Studies show the so-called "COVID slide" and summer learning loss can exacerbate each other, but schools can help break the cycle.
Equity & Diversity Latino Students' Gains Threatened by the Pandemic, Analysis Finds
The diverse group of students experienced more setbacks than white students, says a new report.
Student Achievement Opinion The Pandemic’s Toll on Academic Growth Wasn’t Uniform. Recovery Efforts Can’t Be Either
Returning to "normal" will not be enough next school year, write three researchers.
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Across the country, education experts are trying to grasp the impact of the pandemic on K-12 students. Recent studies tend to paint a ble...
Teaching Teachers Struggled to Stem 'Learning Loss' During Pandemic, GAO Finds
A report documents teachers' concerns about students losing academic ground during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Budget & Finance How Are Schools Spending ESSER Funds? 4 Takeaways From a New Report
More than 4 in 10 districts have already obligated all their pandemic relief aid, while nearly a third are still getting started.
Student Achievement What's Behind the COVID Academic Slide? Some Things Mattered More Than Remote Learning
A new analysis of student test data challenges the idea that online learning alone caused the dips in academic progress.
Student Achievement Webinar Learning Recovery: What Teachers Need to Help Students Catch Up Academically
This webinar will explore what teachers say schools should invest in to prepare large numbers of students for success in the next grade and beyond, despite the learning time lost during the pandemic.