Superintendents and school leaders navigated hundreds of impossible decisions during the COVID-19 pandemic. They needed quick, accurate, and trusted information about their students’ academic well-being, but districts weren’t positioned to start new partnerships or data sharing agreements during these tumultuous months. Their research staff were frequently managing public health logistics and staffing data, too.
Research on Education Strategies to
Advance Recovery and Turnaround
Join the RESTART Network, funded by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), for the Actionable Insights from Research and Practice to Support Pandemic Recovery Forum, an in-person convening at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) headquarters in Arlington, VA.
During the 2024 National Network Forum, researchers, policymakers, leaders, and practitioners will join to discuss accelerating student learning, fostering student connectedness and social emotional learning, and emerging research related to pandemic recovery.
On October 3, 2023, the RESTART Network hosted the 2023 Virtual National Symposium featuring the National Association of State Boards of Education and the Council of Chief State School Officers. The webinar included presentations from researchers and policy leaders who are leading efforts to advance academic recovery.
By Kylie Klein, Senior Researcher & RESTART National Network Lead