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Teaching and learning take place against the landscape of larger work that changes, informs, and influences what happens in our districts, schools, and classrooms. Stay informed with our collection of updates from our exceptional team of education researchers.
When I was growing up in Michigan, the summers were hot and sticky. You prayed the evening would bring lightning bugs and a cool breeze.
Despite the high temperatures, my Michigan summers were …
Author: Elizabeth Barker
There may never be a way to comprehensively understand how student learning was altered by COVID-19. Everyone’s routines were deeply disrupted, and most of us were just doing the absolute best we …
Author: Megan Kuhfeld
At the start of the 2020–21 school year, the COVID-19 pandemic continued to inflict massive disruptions on all aspects of daily life, presenting educators, students, and their families with …
Author: Beth Tarasawa
Concerns about students losing ground academically during summer break go back at least a century, with early evidence suggesting that summer contributed to large disparities in students’ …
Here’s a sentence I never thought I’d write: My colleague Stephanie Cawthon and I were selected to present on students with disabilities at SXSW EDU earlier this spring, and our names appeared on …
South Carolina has its share of challenges. Poverty is pervasive, and the state tends to rank low in educational achievement relative to other states. On the positive side, elected officials and …
Author: Jonathan Fine
Topics: Research, School closures support
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted traditional forms of education and continues to create challenges for school systems and the students they serve. Educational leaders and teachers have the …
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Lots of kids dread math. You can help them love it. Get advice on how from our Teach. Learn. Grow. math experts in our latest ebook.
There’s a lot policymakers can do to support schools during COVID-19. We talked with experts Evan Stone and LaTanya Pattillo about what to focus on during SY21–22.
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