Educators, you’ve got this. NWEA has your back.

As a not-for-profit that cares about students everywhere—backed by a large and experienced research team—we have a deep expertise in assessments that can help you gain precise insights into students’ learning. We want to work alongside you to help overcome the impact of COVID-19 school closures and learning loss, especially for those students who are the most vulnerable.


The impact of COVID-19 school closures on student achievement and growth

Using national data, this research sheds light on how school shutdowns
impacted student academic achievement and growth at the start of the 2020–21 school

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Technical Brief

Comparability analysis of remote and in-person MAP Growth testing in fall 2020

This study compares the characteristics and indicators of MAP Growth data quality for tests administered remotely and onsite.

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How remote testing can keep students connected and on track

When traditional instruction is interrupted, assessment data may be more valuable than ever before.

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How did COVID closures impact student learning? The data is in.

Our panel discusses the impact COVID closures had on student achievement and offers guidance for supporting students with unfinished learning.

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Remote testing and school closure support on Community

Educators and researchers discussed school closures, learning loss and restart planning.

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The MAP Suite Family Toolkit

The Family Toolkit is an online hub for parents and caregivers to learn more about the MAP Suite of assessments and get tips for remote test administration.

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Teacher Toolkit

The Teacher Toolkit has resources educators need—videos, infographics, checklists, and more—to communicate with parents and caregivers.

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Professional learning video library on YouTube

Watch and learn helpful tips and approaches especially relevant to school closures and restart planning.

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MAP Suite

A purpose-built assessment system designed to support skill and mastery growth for students at every level.

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Grant funding is available for tools and resources to help students close gaps and make learning gains.

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MAP Accelerator

Co-developed with Khan Academy, this online tool offers standards-aligned learning pathways based on RIT scores.

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Instructional Connections

Connect MAP results to tools from high-quality instructional partners for a more personalized experience.

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