Research-backed Strategies to Address Student Learning Loss

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EdResearch for Recovery

Following a chaotic spring semester and extended school closures brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, many students will require additional academic support as instruction resumes this fall.

new policy brief, coauthored by the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research‘s Elaine Allensworth and the Annenberg Institute‘s Nate Schwartz, offers some research-backed strategies for schools attempting to address student learning loss in the months ahead.

Allensworth discusses the brief, the potential scope of learning loss, and a number of interventions and supports proven to accelerate learning for struggling students.

The brief is part of the Ed Research for Recovery Project, led by the Annenberg Institute at Brown University with support from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.