Since the pandemic shuttered school doors in March 2020, researchers have estimated that Tennessee’s public school students have lost almost a third of a year in reading and half a year in math.This report asks policymakers in Tennessee to answer three questions, responding to each with urgency:

    1. Are we measuring learning loss?
    2. What are we measuring?
    3. What do we do in response to learning loss?

While each question is no more or less important than the next, this report seeks to provide recommendations for the third question, “What do we do once determining learning loss?

Publish date: December 2020 Number of pages: 7