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6 Ways Policymakers Can Support Learning in 2021-22 and Beyond

The phrase “back-to-school” has taken on a whole new meaning as students across the country are returning to the classroom...

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3 Ways to Address Risky State Assessments in 2021

More than eight months removed from the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the impacts on teaching and learning are still felt acutely...

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Learning During COVID-19: Initial Findings and 4 Considerations for Policymakers

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted traditional forms of education and continues to create challenges for school systems and the students...

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Assessments Will Likely Show COVID-19-Related Learning Loss: Then What?

Over the last several months, researchers and organizations have tried to quantify the potential learning loss as a result of the closures...

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New Research: Is the U.S. Still Educating a Nation of Inventors?

Abraham Lincoln is said to have joked that an American baby will examine its own cradle and suggest improvements. The story is probably...

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What Can We Learn From NAEP?

Mississippi and the District of Columbia, our nation turns its lonely eyes to you. The Magnolia State and the nation’s capital were the...

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Using Clinical Assessments to Maximize Student Outcomes and Educational ROI

I served as a state senator in the Utah Legislature from 2012 to 2016. Utah is a local control state and very sensitive to government...

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The Ever-Changing Landscape of State Assessments

This year, more states left national assessment consortia and instead, opted to create their own, state-specific exams — a trend we’ve...

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The Nation’s Report Card Has Troubling News About Equity in Education

New 2017 math and reading results from the Nation’s Report Card have put the education policy world in a mostly gloomy mood. This latest...

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