The Great Recession hurt student performance, and schools with the most disadvantaged students were hurt the most, according to new research from Penn GSE’s Matthew Steinberg.
Steinberg and Shores also found the recession had the greatest impact on older students.
The white paper appears to be the first attempt to document the effect of the recession on student learning, Chalkbeat reports.
Howard Stevenson delivered the keynote address at the African American Museum of Philadelphia on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, reflecting on “the emotional costs of activism and being on the front lines.”
Richard Ingersoll’s findings—that students perform better on state tests when teachers have a leadership role in decision making in their school—are cited in this article that explores hybrid roles for teachers as leaders of other teachers.