The postponement of the National Assessment of Educational Progress tests scheduled for 2021 means the nation loses an opportunity for a state-by-state measure of students' pandemic-related learning losses.
More than 423,000 homeless children have fallen off schools' radars amid the pandemic's school closures, shrinking capacity at homeless shelters, and ever-higher family mobility.
A study of school improvement networks supported by the Gates Foundation finds they often fall short when it comes to developing solutions from one school that apply elsewhere.
Educators can lay the groundwork for the vaccine by encouraging immunizations for other childhood diseases, like measles and whooping cough, which are on the cusp of dangerous outbreaks.
New data from the Centers for Disease Control show the proportion of emergency department visits related to mental health crises has risen dramatically for young children and adolescents alike since the pandemic started.
In an experiment, teachers were more likely to judge a black student's writing as being below grade level compared a white peer. The disparities disappeared when teachers were given a grading rubric to follow.
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.
The new guidance has implications for the "COVID shuffle" used in some schools to avoid putting students in contact with one another continuously for 15 minutes.
Experts argue prevention can go a long way to protect schools as state COVID-19 infection rates rise, but research suggests many communities won't be able to safely learn in person.
Research suggests that it can, as long as principals and teachers plan ahead.