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The Education Week Spotlight on Student Data is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on how students perform on national tests, how experts project learning loss from school closures, and how educators expect inequities to worsen during the pandemic.

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School & District Management Even Before Pandemic, National Test Finds Most Seniors Unready for College Reading, Math
Little more than 1 in 3 American 12th graders read proficiently and fewer than 1 in 4 performed proficiently in math on the 2019 National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Sarah D. Sparks, October 28, 2020
2 min read
Education COVID-Related Learning Loss Will Hit Younger Students Differently
New research suggests schools will need to target interventions differently to help students in different grades and subjects recover from pandemic disruption.
Sarah D. Sparks, August 26, 2020
2 min read
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Student Well-Being Remote Learning Is Tough for Many Students. How 'Early-Warning' Data Can Help Schools Support Them
Schools with early-warning systems can stave off academic struggles. Experts advise on adapting the strategy for online learning.
Stephen Sawchuk, August 19, 2020
8 min read
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States Nation's Schools Get a 'C' Once Again, Even as Pandemic Turns Up the Heat
New Jersey leads the states on Quality Counts 2020’s summative rankings based on previous years’ data. But the annual report card shows plenty of work needed all around as the pressure mounts.
Sterling C. Lloyd & Alex Harwin, September 1, 2020
7 min read
International Pre-COVID Learning Inequities Were Already Large Around the World
A new international benchmarking highlights gaps in training for digital learning and other supports that could deepen the challenge for low-income schools during the pandemic.
Sarah D. Sparks, September 29, 2020
4 min read
School Improvement Hinges on Access to Student Data The threat of litigation could motivate state officials to work with education researchers, write two law professors.
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Data Commentary School Improvement Hinges on Access to Student Data
The threat of litigation could motivate state officials to work with education researchers, write two law professors.
Chris Elmendorf & Darien Shanske, September 1, 2017
5 min read
Teaching Opinion Data Doesn't Have to Be a Dirty Word
Every teacher wants his/her students to be successful and chances are, each teacher is doing so much already with the information he or she has to make that happen. As team leaders, we want to help our teachers leverage the information they have to create the most targeted and effective instruction possible, not just to do better on tests, but to be better learners throughout their lives.
Starr Sackstein, October 16, 2018
3 min read
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