April 1, 2021 | BOLD

COVID-19 has caused unprecedented disruptions to schooling worldwide. Given the scale of these disruptions, there is substantial concern about “learning loss.” Learning loss, in this case, refers to the difference between the abilities that a student would have developed in...

Expanded Learning Partnerships to Help Reinvent School for Upper Grade Students

Robert Canosa-Carr
Brad Lupien

The aim of this commentary—released as part of a series on expanding learning partnerships and learning hubs in the context of the pandemic—is to provide actionable guidance for districts, schools, and expanded learning providers interested in best serving older youth. We seek to answer the question: How can expanded learning be leveraged to support pandemic recovery, specifically for older youth who risk becoming disengaged from school and are at higher risk of developing anxiety and depression?

Serving Students Experiencing Homelessness During the Pandemic

Margaret Olmos
Ali Bloomgarden

The aim of this commentary—released as part of a series on expanding learning partnertships and learning in the context of the pandemic—is to provide actionable guidance for districts, schools, and expanded learning providers interested in best serving students experiencing homelessness. We seek to answer the question: How can expanded learning be leveraged to support pandemic recovery, specifically for students and families experiencing homelessness, who face compounding challenges of not having the tools and supports to participate in distance learning as well as the emotional and logistical consequences of economic and housing insecurity?

Reenvisioning Learning for Students with Learning Differences

Opportunities for Expanded Learning Partnerships
Amy Andersen
Tamara Clay
Heather DiFede

The aim of this commentary—released as part of a series on expanded learning partnerships and learning hubs in the context of the pandemic—is to provide actionable guidance for districts, schools, and expanded learning providers interested in best serving students in special education. We seek to answer the question: How can expanded learning be leveraged to support pandemic recovery, specifically for students with learning differences?

March 22, 2021 | Futurity

Reading skills among young students stalled during the pandemic, according to a new study. The research provides new evidence about the pandemic’s impact on learning among students in the earliest grades. It shows distinct changes in the growth of basic...