Amid a flurry of recent health-related guidance for schools in how to reopen without spreading COVID-19, a group of more than 200 education and policy researchers sent out an open letter on what research says about how schools can prevent a massive learning loss and educational inequity during the next year.
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July 24, 2020
July 14, 2020
A comprehensive look at how U.S. schools served students in the aftermath of the coronavirus closures finds that schools responded more fully in communities where parents' education levels were higher.
July 10, 2020
More than half of students consistently experience summer learning loss throughout their primary grades, finds a national study, with compounding summer deficits leaching away nearly 40 percent of students' yearly progress.
June 24, 2020
A new analysis by University of California, Los Angeles, researchers suggests disruptive incidents in that district are increasingly related to mental health needs, and that Black students are significantly more likely to think school police escalate problems on campus than to think the officers made them safer at school.
June 19, 2020
ACT, SAT 'Test Optional' College Admissions Gain Ground. But Schools and Students Should Be Skeptical
Thanks to pandemic-related test disruptions and a push for racial equity, efforts to remove college admissions tests such as the ACT and SAT from application requirements are gaining momentum this year.
May 29, 2020
Teachers in the Texas Mindset Initiative talk about how they are trying to help students learn and grow from a period of dramatic and disruptive change.
May 06, 2020
The free literacy app Khan Academy Kids boosted early literacy skills in children and parents said it improved their home-teaching skills.
May 04, 2020
Coronavirus is spreading rapidly in pre- and post-trial correctional facilities across the United States, and the challenges of social distancing for students in regular districts are all massively compounded for students behind bars.
April 09, 2020
New projections suggest learning loss related to these pandemic-related school closures would be worse than the typical academic backsliding students experience over the summer break.
March 23, 2020
As millions of students nationwide start to settle into virtual learning programs to slow the spread of the coronavirus, a massive new research analysis sounds another note of caution about the effects of exposing significantly more screen time.