learning loss
Public Education
UNESCO report highlights failure of high-tech to replace in-person schooling

A new report from the United Nations’ educational and cultural organization (UNESCO) found that dependence on technology to replace in-person schooling during the pandemic failed worldwide. While technology exacerbated existing… Read More

September 7, 2023
Public Education
Biden’s Secretary of Education in St. Louis for school tour to ‘raise the bar’ after government lockdowns set kids back

U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona was in St. Louis Wednesday as part of the Biden administration’s “Back to School Bus Tour 2023: Raise the Bar” event. But critics told… Read More

September 6, 2023
Public Education
Indiana assessment scores show schools ‘have more work to do’

(The Center Square) – Results from this year’s educational assessment tests for Indiana elementary and middle school students show mixed results as children continue their learning recovery as the state… Read More

July 13, 2023
Public Education
Bill would cut WA classroom learning by four hours a week

(The Center Square) – A bill working its way through Washington state’s Legislature would redefine “instructional hours” to include time spent with non-teachers. The legislation comes at a time of… Read More

February 28, 2023
Public Education
Washington student learning loss prompts bill to add one week to school year

(The Center Square) – In response to student learning loss due to the closure of schools during the COVID-19 pandemic, two Washington state lawmakers have put forward a bipartisan bill… Read More

January 25, 2023
Culture, Public Education
States resort to desperate measures to make up for pandemic learning loss

(Daily Caller) – State leaders are implementing new ways to boost their students’ academic scores after recent reports found that national averages plummeted in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

January 3, 2023
Christian Schools, Public Education
Christian educators, parents step up to help America’s students still reeling from COVID-19 pandemic

Students are experiencing anxiety and other mental health issues in record numbers, overwhelming the public school system. Christian educators and counselors are stepping in. “Our faculty is not… Read More

November 10, 2022
Public Education
After test scores show record decline for NYC students, Mayor Adams proposes $4 billion for school heaters in ‘unrealistic’ energy program

The mayor of America’s largest city announced a plan in late October to spend $4 billion to electrify school heating systems as part of an energy… Read More

November 7, 2022
Public Education
Report: Pandemic policies set average WV school district back 7 months in math

(The Center Square) – Every West Virginia school district saw significant learning losses between 2019 and 2022, with students being more than three-fourths of a year behind on average, according… Read More

November 3, 2022
Gov. DeSantis: Nation’s report card scores show keeping schools open the right decision

(The Center Square) – The 2022 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) rankings indicate that Florida students are “well ahead of their peers, especially with younger and educationally at-risk students… Read More

October 31, 2022
Public Education
Nationwide test scores show unprecedented decline in K-12 education due to pandemic policies that kept kids out of classrooms

Pandemic-era shutdowns and virtual learning caused a historic setback in K-12 education, according to new national data released on Monday.  The “Nation’s Report Card”… Read More

October 25, 2022
Public Education
Virginia’s high accreditation numbers don’t reflect huge learning losses, says Gov. Youngkin

(The Center Square) – Although almost nine in 10 public schools in Virginia earned full accreditation with the state Board of Education, Gov. Glenn Youngkin is warning that those numbers… Read More

September 26, 2022
Christian Schools
Jacksonville Catholic school one of many schools hoping summer programs will address pandemic learning loss

(reimaginED) – As many students continue to struggle academically more than two years since COVID-19 hit, one Florida Catholic school has a focused plan to close the gap. Guardian… Read More

June 1, 2022
Public Education
Gov. Whitmer wants $280 million to recover learning loss in Michigan

(The Center Square) – Gov. Gretchen Whitmer wants to spend $280 million of the state’s projected $3 billion surplus on learning loss recovery. The spending aims to recover learning loss… Read More

May 24, 2022
Public Education
Arizona Launches special summer camp to combat remote learning losses

(The Center Square) – Arizona will have a state-run program that will allow students to learn over the summer, Governor Doug Ducey announced on Wednesday this week. The… Read More

March 4, 2022