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The Results are In for Remote Learning: It Didn’t Work

A Practitioner’s Guide to Responding to COVID-19: Predicting the Impact of COVID-19 on Out-of-School Learning Loss

A Practitioner’s Guide to Responding to COVID-19: The Impacts of Extended Learning Programs on Academic Achievement

The second in a series of four briefs outlining ways in which practitioners can respond to out-of-school learning loss as a result of COVID-19. The second brief reviews evidence for the impacts of extended learning programs (after school, summer, extended day, year-round schooling) on student academic achievement.

The Impacts of Extended Learning Programs on Academic Achievement

A Practitioner’s Guide to Responding to COVID-19: Successful Initiatives that Offset Out-Of-School Learning Loss

The third in a series of four briefs outlining ways in which practitioners can respond to out-of-school learning loss as a result of COVID-19. In this brief, studies that show promise for overcoming out-of-school learning loss are highlighted. All references include an ESSA Level of Evidence. Studies that were reviewed by What Works Clearinghouse were also noted.

Successful Initiatives that Offset Out-Of-School Learning Loss

A Practitioner’s Guide to Responding to COVID-19: Guides and Tools for State and Local School Administrators

The final in a series of four briefs outlining ways in which practitioners can respond to out-of-school learning loss as a result of COVID-19. This brief contains helpful guides and tools for state and local administrators for implementing extended learning programs to offset the COVID-19 slide.

Guides and Tools for State and Local School Administrators

National Blue Ribbon Schools Effective Distance Learning Strategies

This infographic from the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program provides information on key strategies used by 2019 National Blue Ribbon School Awardees to stay connected and support students, parents, and teachers during the transition to distance learning.

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Potential impacts on learning of COVID-19

This NWEA report uses their MAP test and growth norms to predict the impact of out-of-school learning loss due to COVID-19. The authors found students would return to school having only learned 70% of a prior year’s knowledge in reading and only 50% of a prior year’s mathematics.

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