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The Impact of COVID-19 on Math Achievement

Without urgent attention, the problem of unfinished learning will compound as students advance to later grades.


The Urgent Need for Tailored Math Instruction

States can shift away from grade-level myopia to help students catch up.


High-Dosage Tutoring

Strong evidence points to equity and well-being benefits from well-designed programs.


Advancing Science Instruction

State boards can lean into efforts to boost K-12 science literacy and beef up access to high-quality, inquiry-based education.


Mulling Changes to Math Instruction

A framework proposed in California seeks to boost achievement by increasing the engagement of all students.


Achieving Equity and Excellence in Mathematics Teaching

States should revamp how teachers are equipped to deliver effective instruction.


10 Lessons Learned from the Science Classroom

Experience with high-stakes accountability informs teacher's standards setting on the state board.


Supporting English Learners with Disabilities

Equitable education means overcoming challenges in identification, staff training, and funding.