Research on Education Strategies to
Advance Recovery and Turnaround

Out of School Time & Tutoring
This report presents findings from an in-depth look at early literacy tutoring in Oakland Unified School District.
This article presents results from a systematic review and meta-analysis of tutoring field experiments.
This report analyzes evidence on the usage of an online tutoring platform and the relationship between usage and student achievement growth.
The School Pulse Panel (SPP) is a monthly data collection of vital information in public education. Beginning in the 2023–24 school year, SPP is expanding to collect data on a range of topics that have relevance for federal policymakers, stakeholders within the U.S. Department of Education, public school leaders across the country, and the general public.
This report provides the results of a randomized controlled trial of a virtual early literacy tutoring program.

In education, nearly all the action in policy and program design happens at the state and local levels. And, compared to local-level studies, state-level studies are attractive because they offer large samples of students, teachers, and schools and opportunities to look at a policy or program across different types of students and schools. However, many “statewide” policies are actually implemented by the school district, and school districts make adjustments for their own context.

This guidance series provides an overview of the current state of research and practices on afterschool and summer learning programs.
This journal article synthesizes 33 articles on the implementation of tutoring, defined as one-to-one or small-group instruction in which a human tutor supports students grades K-12 in an academic subject, to better understand the facilitators and barriers to program success.
This report offers insights into how state summer learning efforts were launched as a response to the pandemic.
This opinion article highlights the need for expanding tutoring within the context of larger systems and practices.