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This is the fourth in a series of reports documenting student achievement trends from before the pandemic to present.
This brief estimates the effects of federal pandemic-relief funding (ESSER III) for K12 schools on district-level student achievement growth in 2023.
This brief New provides a synthesis of data about the district and school challenges of post-pandemic chronic absenteeism, and what can be done to meet them.
This research brief provides an overview of changes in the distribution of absences for the 2022-23 school year and how absences vary across different groups of students and schools in North Carolina.
This brief provides an overview of summer learning research in North Carolina.
The purpose of this brief is to understand differences in student performance between large cities and students nationally over the last 20 years, from 2002 through 2022, as well as after the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic. We also detail the possibilities of large city performance in the years to come.
This guide provides state leaders an overview of five actions necessary to establish lasting, effective student and staff wellbeing initiatives.
This map highlights some of the organizations and efforts around the country working in one or more of these five roles to provide students with the academic, social, mental health, and other supports they need to recover from the impacts and disruptions of the pandemic and thrive.
CCSSO’s latest Road to Recovery report highlights five investment priorities for math acceleration: high-quality instructional materials, professional development, diagnostic and assessment tools, high-impact tutoring and out-of-school time programs.

In April 2024, the RESTART Network hosted the Actionable Insights from Research and Practice to Support Pandemic Recovery forum This two-day forum brought together researchers, policymakers, education leaders and practitioners to discuss accelerating student learning, fostering student connectedness and social emotional learning, and emerging research related to pandemic recovery.