Illuminations and Insights
We shine a light on our partners, the work we've done across the country, and insights from our team members.
Student assets during COVID-19: The role of social-emotional learning and school climate in students’ academic progress during COVID
We analyzed data from K-12 public schools funded by NewSchools Venture Fund to examine longitudinal changes in students’ social-emotional learning (SEL) and school culture/climate (CC) survey measures, along with academic growth. In this blog, we summarize findings of our exploration of whether SEL and CC served as a protective factor against academic learning lag during COVID-19.
Beyond test scores: How one educator preparation program is improving students' attendance
We analyzed how New York City teachers from the Relay Graduate School of Education influenced students’ attendance. We found that Relay teachers had positive, statistically significant impacts on students’ attendance, especially for students from historically marginalized backgrounds.