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The74

New testing data: Fewer students in early grades developing phonics skills

September 14, 2022
Test scores from almost 2 million students offer a glimmer of hope for parents anxious about learning loss: The percentage of older and elementary and middle school students reading on grade level is nearing what it was before COVID. The results also reveal how much work remains to be done. Education Analytics shares their perspective on the results in light of their own research on COVID-related learning loss.
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Government Technology

AWS IMAGINE: Data analysis can help teach performance, too

August 5, 2022
Education Analytics' CEO Andrew Rice was one of four panelists at a session at the AWS IMAGINE 2022 conference in Seattle. The session discussed the potential for data, given the right infrastructure, to optimize a school district's staff by matching teacher skills with student needs.
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XPRIZE

XPRIZE Competition: Ten Teams Move Onto the Pilot Phase

April 6, 2022
In March 2021, XPRIZE launched the $1M Digital Learning Challenge to modernize, accelerate, and improve effective learning tools, processes and outcomes. Why? Because we are living in the age of unprecedented ubiquity of edtech – and yet how to assess that edtech hasn't caught up. Today, we’re excited to reveal the Digital Learning Challenge has reached its next stage: ten teams have officially been selected to compete in the Pilot Phase. Education Analytics is one of these teams.
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The74

"We have first-grades who can't sing the alphabet song:" Pandemic continues to push young readers off track, new data shows

February 16, 2022
Mid-year data shows that the so-called "COVID cohort" of students in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade are making progress--but they haven't caught up to where students in those grade levels were performing before schools shut down in March 2020. High-dosage tutoring programs like Education Analytics' Future Forward are one of the most promising approaches for addressing literacy gaps in early elementary school.
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NBC Bay Area

CA schools got $26 billion for COVID-19, How did your district spend it?

October 3, 2021
In an effort to tackle the education crisis triggered by the pandemic, the federal government distributed billions to schools throughout the country, including in California. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit talks to teachers and school staff who have seen very little of that money go to address students’ learning needs in the classroom. An Education Analytics study published by Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) highlights the academic impact of the pandemic on students in the state.
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Science News Explores

Kids lost more than learning when COVID closed their schools

August 31, 2021
Academic learning losses from the pandemic were more severe for children from Black and Hispanic communities and other traditionally underserved groups, according to an Education Analytics study. Studies show that families of color were also more likely to have a student in virtual school than White families, and mental health challenges have become even more acute during the pandemic, showing the pandemic has taken a hefty academic and emotional toll on students.
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