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  • States Must Test Student Learning This Year, Biden Administration Says

    States Must Test Student Learning This Year, Biden Administration Says

    The U.S. Education Department says states must resume the annual testing of students that was suspended a year ago amid the pandemic.

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  • SXSW EDU Session by Cawthon and Barker Spotlights Equity for Disabled Students

    SXSW EDU Session by Cawthon and Barker Spotlights Equity for Disabled Students

    COVID-19 and Reaching Students with Disabilities Online, a session led by Drs. Stephanie W. Cawthon and Elizabeth Barker, was selected among hundreds of submissions for 2021 SWSW EDU

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  • How Much Has Education Suffered During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

    How Much Has Education Suffered During the Covid-19 Pandemic?

    Since schools across the U.S. first closed last spring, sending about 50 million children to learn remotely, one looming question for educators, parents and children has been:

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  • Parents are holding kids back in school amid COVID-19: How to help them catch up

    Parents are holding kids back in school amid COVID-19: How to help them catch up

    "[Virtual learning] doesn't work for everyone."

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  • Measuring COVID learning loss

    Measuring COVID learning loss

    Parents, educators and policymakers have faced rising concerns about what students have lost academically during a year of school closures and online learning.

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  • New Report Offers Clearest Picture Yet Of Pandemic Impact On Student Learning

    New Report Offers Clearest Picture Yet Of Pandemic Impact On Student Learning

    A sweeping new review of national test data suggests the pandemic-driven jump to online learning has had little impact on children's reading growth and has only somewhat slowed gains in math.

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  • Gauging the fallout from the pandemic on learning

    Gauging the fallout from the pandemic on learning

    Is your tablet fully charged for Zoom class tomorrow? Did you submit your homework online yet?

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  • To test or not to test? Educators weigh the value of standardized testing during a pandemic

    To test or not to test? Educators weigh the value of standardized testing during a pandemic

    The children most likely to have lost ground, low income students and students of color, are also those most likely to skip tests, which could leave schools with dangerously dubious...

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  • The racial divide in returning to the classroom

    The racial divide in returning to the classroom

    As the debate over reopening America's classrooms heats up, one overlooked factor is the significant racial gap in whether parents are ready to send their children back to school.

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  • Addressing learning gaps with a little grace

    Addressing learning gaps with a little grace

    Pandemic-related learning gaps may take more than a single academic year to close, but with some flexibility, the right tools, and a little grace, it can be done

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  • COVID learning loss and the first rule of holes

    COVID learning loss and the first rule of holes

    As the coronavirus pandemic stretches into an eleventh month, less than a third of US students are attending full-time, in-person classes.

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  • Biden Executive Order Could Shed Light on District Needs During COVID

    Biden Executive Order Could Shed Light on District Needs During COVID

    A presidential executive order tasking the U.S. Department of Education to collect data to inform K-12 school reopenings could provide companies across the market with a window into...

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  • Summer Reading 2021 When COVID met Summer Slide

    Summer Reading 2021 When COVID met Summer Slide

    You’ve already met summer slide. And we’re pretty sure there’s a COVID Slide. So, what happens when they start dating? What do their children look like?

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  • Estimating Covid learning loss

    Estimating Covid learning loss

    Just about any parent could attest that remote learning hasn’t exactly been a one-to-one substitute for in-person learning. But just how far behind have students fallen over the past ten months?

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  • How does an American woman from Cleveland bring children back to reading?

    How does an American woman from Cleveland bring children back to reading?

    According to the American Psychological Association, only about 20% of American teens read a book every day. American Chris Matthews decided to regain interest in reading

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  • Student goal setting: Success begets success

    Student goal setting: Success begets success

    This thought leadership session from NWEA focused on the value of goal setting for students and explained an effective process to achieve success.

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  • How did students fare relative to the COVID-19 learning loss projections?

    How did students fare relative to the COVID-19 learning loss projections?

    The SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic has disrupted traditional forms of education and continues to create challenges for K-12 school systems in the United States and the students they serve.

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  • 7 ways teachers will feel ‘safer’ about high stakes tests

    7 ways teachers will feel ‘safer’ about high stakes tests

    Creating an environment of "psychological safety" is a key place for administrators to start

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  • For schoolchildren struggling to read, COVID-19 has been a wrecking ball

    For schoolchildren struggling to read, COVID-19 has been a wrecking ball

    Kids in need of remedial support already were vulnerable before the pandemic. Now they’re facing educational ruin.

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  • 5 assessment policy recommendations for the Biden administration

    5 assessment policy recommendations for the Biden administration

    A nonprofit group is offering expert insight into assessment policy priorities for the incoming presidential administration

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