When does inequality grow? School, summer, and achievement gaps
By: Megan Kuhfeld, Dennis Condron, Douglas Downey
What role does schooling play in the development of racial and ethnic inequalities in academic skills? An analysis of 2M students provides insights into seasonal learning and achievement gaps.
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On this EdNext podcast, Megan Kuhfeld discusses new research examining how student reading and math achievement and growth have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Lost learning, lost students: COVID slide not as steep as predicted, NWEA study finds — but 1 in 4 kids was missing from fall exams
The 74’s Beth Hawkins reports on new NWEA research on the impacts of COVID-19 school closures on student academic achievement and growth and the students missing in these data.
In this Teach. Learn. Grow. blog, Beth Tarasawa shares key findings and actionable takeaways from research exploring how school shutdowns impacted student achievement at the start of the 2020–21 academic year.
By: Beth Tarasawa
In this Education Next blog, Megan Kuhfeld shares key findings from new research examining how student learning has been impacted by school closures caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in spring 2020.
By: Megan Kuhfeld
This study examined patterns of MAP Growth assessment attrition by schools and students from fall 2019 to fall 2020. Demographic differences between students tested in fall 2020 and attriters suggest impacts of COVID-19 on achievement are likely underestimated, highlighting the importance of considering students missing from school or assessment to best support growth and recovery.
How have COVID-19 school closures impacted student academic growth and achievement? New research using fall 2020 MAP Growth assessment data for 4.4 million students provides new insights, key findings, and actionable recommendations.
This study provides a series of projections of COVID-19-related learning loss based on estimates from absenteeism literature and analyses of summer learning patterns of 5 million students.