A new report from the assessment group NWEA underscores two findings that could inform how schools support ...
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A new report from the assessment group NWEA underscores two findings that could inform how schools support children with disabilities going forward.
Evidence suggests instructional time makes the difference
CHICAGO – As the promise of spring hung over the city, three teenage boys tussled with insomnia, sifting through the fallout of a pandemic year’s interlocking crises.
If you're enrolling your child in school for the first time this fall, these are the basic kindergarten requirements they'll be expected to know.
These strategies can help educators as they address the needs of students with disabilities after a year of learning during a pandemic
Special education students had larger summer learning losses in K-4 compared to students who never had special education services, according to a new study conducted by NWEA that is believed to...
Principal Margot Zahner’s vision for summer enrichment at Waterman Elementary School in Harrisonburg, Virginia, grows clearer every week.
All the work to carefully plan and execute students' individualized education programs had to be completely rethought when schools switched to virtual learning last year.
Christopher Ochoa of McAllen, Texas, has loved mathematics since he was a young child, his interest fueled by summer-time math camps and trips to Space Center Houston.
A new report proposes federal and state actions to address immediate and long-term improvements related to assessments and accountability
In a year when the usual summer slide in learning has stretched into a school-year slide, librarians say it is more important than ever to make reading a part of every child’s summer, especially...
As the U.S. Department of Education responds to states’ assessment waiver requests, the debate around the role statewide exams should play in the pandemic recovery continues to intensify.
Differentiated instruction was the key when an elementary school sought more equitable outcomes in students’ growth as readers.
It’s another week of transitions for California students.
Some want to hold students back. Experts say there’s a better way.
This could be a kindergarten class like no other: large, disparately educated, and differently prepared for the challenges of school.
Abby Javurek, a vice president at prominent national nonprofit assessment provider NWEA, wrote a recent piece taking a closer look at ESSA’s Innovative Assessment provisions, arguing that the...
To fight learning loss among online and in-person students, Pasadena ISD is using a multitiered strategy
As an Executive Director of Curriculum for Pasadena Independent School District in the greater Houston area, I have wrestled with two seemingly opposite forces during the pandemic.
Kindergarten and some first-grade classrooms could see greater skill and age differences