The only organization dedicated solely to helping state boards advance equity and excellence in public education.


Two years of disruptions to schooling, coupled with recession and other  pandemic-induced effects, appear to have widened preK-12 educational  inequality. In particular, low-income students of color fell further behind their  higher income White peers than they were pre-pandemic, on average, with  the largest declines in math achievement. High-dosage tutoring is a strategy  uniquely suited to the moment, and state education leaders would be hard  pressed to find another intervention backed by as large and rigorous a  research base.


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The Impact of COVID-19 on Math Achievement

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





High-Dosage Tutoring

By Beth Schueler

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





Advancing Science Instruction

By Bobbi Newman

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





The Urgent Need for Tailored Math Instruction

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






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Mulling Changes to Math Instruction

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Achieving Equity and Excellence in Mathematics Teaching

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