Learning Loss

Education news, analysis, and opinion about reversals in academic progress, including through the summer slide
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Using Data and Analytics to Close the COVID Achievement Gap
Learning loss, learning disruption, unfinished learning - these are some of the most talked-about topics in education today. Recent studies confirm the widely held belief that students in both K-12 and Higher Education environments lost
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Teaching Opinion You Can Motivate Students to Accelerate Learning This Year
If young people suffered setbacks during the pandemic, it doesn’t mean they’re broken. Now is the chance to cover more ground than ever.
Angela Duckworth, September 22, 2021
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KEEP ELEMENTARY STUDENTS ON COURSE
Gale partnered with Project Tomorrow® to carry out a nationwide school study that examined the efficacy of using cross-curricular educati...
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The Key to Addressing Pandemic Learning Loss
The pandemic was a setback for many students. How do we help educators get students back on track? Read Lexia’s blog, Equipping Educators...
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Student Achievement Spotlight Spotlight on Learning Gaps
In this Spotlight, analyze where learners – and educators – are in their learning process; see what other leaders are planning, and more.
August 20, 2021
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Rebound: Rebuilding Agency, Accelerating Learning Recovery, Rethinking Schools
Fifteen months since the pandemic tested and tested again our school systems, we now face the biggest test of all: Where to next? Is it enough to rush back to the “old normal” without benefiting
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Mia Halthon's daughter, Terra Jones, has struggled with remote learning. Pictured here in their Detroit, Mich., home on May 21, 2021.
Terra Jones, 11, a Detroit 5th grader, has struggled with remote learning all year. Her mother, Mia Halthon, is weighing whether to have Terra repeat 5th grade out of concern that she's not ready to move onto 6th grade.
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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.
Catherine Gewertz, May 24, 2021
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Student Achievement Quiz How Much Do You Know About Learning Loss?
Quiz Yourself: How much do you know about student learning loss?
May 17, 2021
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Rising to the Engagement Challenge: Inspiring Reading Strategies to Offset Learning Loss
As the access and equity divide in reading continues to grow, it is critical that we provide students with an antidote for online learning burnout. Our current circumstances have had an impact on students’ learning
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The Fall K-3 Classroom: What the data imply about composition, challenges and opportunities
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 initiatives
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School Climate & Safety Opinion 5 Things to Expect When Schools Return to In-Person Learning
Many schools are just coming back to in-person learning. There are five issues all school communities should anticipate when that happens.
Matt Fleming, April 26, 2021
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Students listen to their teacher at Hawthorne Scholastic Academy in Lakeview on March 1, 2021.
Students listen to their teacher at Hawthorne Scholastic Academy in Lakeview on March 1, 2021. A new study shows that students have continued to make gains in math and reading during the pandemic.
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Student Achievement 'Learning Loss, in General, Is a Misnomer': Study Shows Kids Made Progress During COVID-19
Even though the pandemic has interrupted learning, students are still gaining ground in reading and math this year.
Sarah Schwartz, April 22, 2021
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San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten speaks at Lincoln High School in San Diego during the State of the District Address on Oct. 20, 2015.
San Diego Unified School District Superintendent Cindy Marten would be second in command at the U.S. Department of Education if confirmed as deputy secretary.
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Federal Senators Press Deputy Education Secretary Nominee on School Closures, Lost Learning Time
If confirmed, San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten would be the Education Department's number two as it urges in-person learning.
Evie Blad, March 24, 2021
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Unfinished Learning: Identifying and Addressing Post-COVID Learning Gaps
With the variety of student experiences from the past year, how do educators address the unfinished learning taking place? This webinar will identify potential gaps in learning opportunities within K-12 English Language Arts (ELA) and
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