This paper estimates the effects of online learning on student performance, using administrative data on ninth graders from three middle schools located in the same county within Baise City of China which enforced different educational practices from mid-February to early April of 2020
Changing Patterns of Growth in Oral Reading Fluency During the COVID19 Pandemic
This paper examines COVID’s effects on children’s reading ability during the pandemic in more than 100 U.S. school districts using data from an oral reading fluency (ORF) assessment.
COVID Slide: Research on Learning Loss & Recommendations to Close the Gap
Using cohort data from the prior year, of the FastBridge aReading, aMath and CBMreading assessments in the U.S, this study tries to estimate typical learning losses from the spring to fall.
The likely impact of COVID-19 on education: Reflections based on the existing literature and recent international datasets
This report attempts to gain a better understanding of how the COVID-19 crisis may affect students’ learning. It looks at the different direct and indirect ways through which the virus,and the measures adopted to contain it,may impact children’s achievement
Learning Loss and Educational Inequalities in Europe
This paper uses the latest large scale international student assessment data from before the pandemic, the TIMSS 2019, and applies simple descriptive analysis, regressions and logical deductions to map potential consequences of the Covid-19 crisis across Europe.
COVID-19 and student performance, equity, and U.S. education policy
This report briefly reviews the relevant literature on educational settings that have features in common with how education is occurring during the crisis and emerging evidence on opportunity gaps during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to propose a three-pronged plan
The COVID-19 slide: What summer learning loss can tell us about the potential impact of school closures on student academic achievement
This research examines how the observed typical average growth trajectory by grade for students who completed a standard-length school year compares to projections under two scenarios for the closures: a COVID-19 slide and COVID-19 slowdown.
Projecting the potential impacts of COVID-19 school closures on academic achievement
This study produces a series of projections of COVID-19-related learning loss and its potential effect on test scores in the 2020-21 school year based on (a) estimates from prior literature and (b) analyses of typical summer learning patterns of five million students.
The impact of COVID-19 on student learning in New South Wales primary schools: an empirical study
This study compares student achievement during 2019 and 2020 in a sample of matched schools to examine the effects of the system-wide disruption to schooling in Australia.