It remains a critical challenge to ensure all children—regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status, and/or ability—have access to a high-quality education. We are at a pivotal time where communities and schools are navigating issues of equity, poverty, and opportunity gaps against a backdrop of shifting education policy. With access to exceptional data and a multi-disciplinary team of researchers and research partners, we are able to provide unique insight into these important issues.
In this NCEA podcast, Beth Tarasawa joins Kevin Baxter to discuss how we can use historical learning trends as well as real-time data to better understand the status of student performance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mentions: Beth Tarasawa
In this study, we examine seasonal patterns of racial/ethnic achievement gaps in kindergarten through eighth grade using a national sample of over 2.5 million students.
By: Megan Kuhfeld, Dennis Condron, Doug Downey
In this Brown Center Chalkboard (Brookings Institution) blog, NWEA researchers share findings from new research that sheds light on the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on student learning.
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.
Mentions: Megan Kuhfeld
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
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.
Mentions: Megan Kuhfeld, Angela Johnson
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