Gifted Summer Programs Skew White & Wealthy. Not Baltimore’s — And It’s Free — The 74

Sign up here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. Baltimore, Maryland The course is “Cloudy With a Chance of Science,” and James Ramirez places his hand-fashioned tin foil boat into a bin of water, squealing with excitement as he discovers it floats. The first grader and his classmates … Read more

Concerned about learning loss, Odisha curtails summer vacation for schools | Latest News India

Worried about learning loss among school children, the Odisha government announced on Saturday that it will cut short the summer vacation for school students to 11 days instead of the 40 days given earlier to cover the academic loss. The state school and mass education department said summer vacations will start from June 6 and … Read more

Third MSU report on ‘pandemic learning’ shows less student progress in 2020-2021 | MSUToday

A new report from Michigan State University provides further insight into the impact of the pandemic and related disruptions to education on Michigan students. The report found that achievement growth slowed over the course of the 2020-2021 school year, with fewer Michigan students reaching expected growth targets in fall 2021 than before the pandemic. This … Read more

Report shows extensive pandemic learning loss for NC students

All North Carolina students were negatively impacted by the pandemic and are behind where they should be academically, according to a new state report on learning loss presented Wednesday. The preliminary report from the state Department of Public Instruction found that all student groups did not do as well as they should have on state … Read more

Exclusive Data: Experts Hailed Holding Kids Back as an Emergency Response to Pandemic Learning Loss

Get essential education news and commentary delivered straight to your inbox. Sign up here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Charlotte Collins was a kindergartner in name only last year — enrolled in a San Antonio charter school, but not “super participating” in remote learning, her mother said. “Having a kindergartner sit at a computer to … Read more