Mind the kinder-gap: New data on children’s math and reading skills as they enter kindergarten
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By: Christine Pitts, Megan Kuhfeld
Data on children’s academic preparation at kindergarten entry tell a story of both declining achievement and shrinking gaps.
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Learn what research shows about how the use of achievement data as the predominant metric for determining school success may perpetuate education inequity.
By: Andrew Hegedus
Strategies from the Multnomah County Partnership for Education Research can help strengthen student-teacher relationships and improve student achievement.
By: Beth Tarasawa
For three weeks in the summer, children who are entering kindergarten in Portland, Oregon, get ready and get excited to start school. While it’s no substitute for pre-K, getting a preview helps ease the transition for kids, and offers parents a sense of connection. Special correspondent Lisa Stark of Education Week reports.
PBS News Hour
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This visualization presents findings from our report Evaluating the Relationships Between Poverty and School Performance and gives you the chance to explore how your school site compares to schools from the sample.
By: Andrew Hegedus
In this blog, Megan Kuhfeld shares background on what we know about summer learning loss, and the significant gaps that remain in our understanding that drive her work to take a fresh – and deeper – look at the phenomenon.
By: Megan Kuhfeld
Megan Kuhfeld shares surprising early findings from her work exploring patterns in students’ summer learning loss.
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On this Education Talk Radio Pre K – 20 radio show, host Larry Jacobs talks with NWEA’s Elizabeth Barker and Brian Tosky about universal design for learning and more.
Making digital content accessible for all. Education Talk Radio Pre K-20
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