There are many agencies and organizations collecting data and gathering resources on promising interventions and evidence related to PreK-12 pandemic recovery activities. Here are a select few that the RESTART Network has identified and vetted for having evidence-based resources.


Center for Education Data & Research

CEDR’s research informs policymaking and practice, improving the life prospects of students and promoting the equality of educational opportunity, including related to pandemic recovery.

Center on Reinventing Public Education- The Evidence Project

The CRPE Evidence Project hosts a database of news and research on data that can inform schools’ responses to the pandemic.

EdResearch For Action

The EdResearch for Action project taps top researchers from across the country to provide evidence-based guidance to help education leaders respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Institute of Education Sciences COVID-19 Topic Page

This IES COVID-19 Topic Page compiles data and research on understanding how COVID-19 is altering education and is generating solutions to support learners, educators, and parents.

Institute of Education Sciences School Responses to COVID-19

Building on the Spring 2021 NAEP Monthly School Survey, new data on schools' responses to the COVID-19 pandemic are available with information about 2021–22 and 2022–23 school years.

National Center for Education Statistics- U.S. Education in the Time of COVID

This NCES data dashboard gathers highlights from a variety of data sources to provide a composite, high-level view of the complex education landscape since the onset of the pandemic.