Report Type: COVID

NY charter schools: Remote instruction during the COVID crisis (spring 2020)

New York State charter schools adjusted rapidly to remote learning The survey findings highlighted the charter schools’ unique ability to embrace their responsibility for flexibility and quickly adapt their practices to meet their students’ needs. About half revised their initial remote learning plans as they moved beyond stopgap measures. With the encouragement of the state’s […]

Meta-analysis of simulations of 2020 achievement assessments in 19 states

Meta-analysis of 19 states reveals huge challenge facing educators post-pandemic Cancellation of state standardized testing in spring 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic was prudent and logistically necessary, but that meant the loss of crucial data on student learning. In response, CREDO devised a multi-step process to create estimates of student-level achievement, with 19 states […]

Estimates of learning loss in 2019-20 school year

Students lost a year of learning due to ‘COVID slide’ For the vast majority of students whose schools went into lockdown due to the pandemic, remote education led to very significant declines in achievement in reading and math. Recovery could take years. The 19 states in the study show sharp differences in the effects of […]