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Back-to-school: Virtual education has left many students with gaps in their learning. How can schools meet them where they are?

August 12, 2021
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s been clear that not all students have been impacted by the switch to online learning in the same ways. The greatest impacts have fallen on young children, as well as English language learners and low-income students. Joining us to discuss is Libby Pier, director of impact at Education Analytics, and Magaly Lavadenz, executive director of the Center for Equity for English Learners.
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Science News

What kids lost when COVID-19 upended school

August 10, 2021
A year and a half of pandemic has left many children struggling academically and emotionally. This fall, many kids are heading to their new classrooms toting traumas, worries and gaps in their learning. A recent study from Education Analytics highlights the impact of the pandemic on students' academic growth.
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EdSource

The road to recovery: What last year's data can tell us about next year's plans

July 15, 2021
An op-ed from Education Analytics' Libby Pier discusses results from interim assessments administered in the 2020-21 school year, and how those results show clear evidence that interrupted instructional opportunities in Spring 2020 are negatively impacting students' ability to learn and grow, especially for students of color and students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
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KCRW

As kids return to physical classes, how can they recover from pandemic Zoom school?

April 15, 2021
A recent study of 18 California school districts from Education Analytics, published by Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), found that California’s elementary and middle school students, English learners, and students from low-income backgrounds saw significant learning losses in math and English after more than a year of remote schooling.
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EdSource

Why mental health is the key to dealing with learning loss

April 15, 2021
After a year of remote learning, many students are returning to school with mental health challenges due to experiencing isolation and stress during the pandemic. Recent research by Education Analytics highlights the impact of the pandemic on students' well-being, and how it connects to academic learning loss. To ensure students are successful in catching up on their studies, school districts need to place an emphasis on caring for students' social-emotional needs as well as their academic needs.
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WBUR

English language learners struggle in pandemic

March 15, 2021
As momentum builds to reopen schools, education experts say they're concerned about students who have fallen behind during the pandemic. They are worried that achievement gaps are widening—especially for English language learners.
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