Gain insights from policy, advocacy, research, and statewide assessment experts from NWEA and across the nation as they examine complex challenges in education and illuminate opportunities for federal and state leaders to ensure that all students have excellent opportunities to learn.
Over the next two months, at least 25 million elementary, middle, and high school students nationwide will sit down for state exams in reading, math, and science. Most caregivers will want …
Author: Chad Aldeman, freelance writer
Topics: Policy & advocacy
The pandemic took an extraordinary toll on teaching and learning in US schools; however some groups of students, including those with disabilities, were disproportionately impacted. The negative …
Author: Lindsay Kubatzky, NCLD
For many communities across America, a school calendar with four-day weeks is unheard of. And in many of these communities, such a proposal would garner little support. Indeed, there isn’t a …
Author: Emily Morton, NWEA
Students continue to rebound from the pandemic, with further narrowing of gaps between current-year and pre-pandemic achievement levels, according to new NWEA research. The analysis looks at fall …
Author: LaTanya Pattillo, NWEA
Election season is over for now, and incumbent and newly elected officials across the country are facing an uphill battle trying to help their communities recover from COVID-19.
The latest release of …
Author: Lindsay Dworkin, NWEA
New research sheds light on the impact of the pandemic on early learners and finds, like with older students, achievement levels are down significantly compared to prepandemic levels.
We’ve seen a …
Author: Katie Carroll, NWEA
We’re still learning so much about the impact of COVID-19 on student learning and well- being, and we’re still learning so much about how to respond.
One expert sharing powerful insights in her …
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Educators-turned-advocates share how the pandemic will change education policy, and the ways it already has.
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