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Test Scores Show Six-Year Setback for California Students

By Darriya Starr, Emmanuel Prunty, Joseph Herrera, Iwunze Ugo

Dec 14, 2022 ... Gaps in test scores remain similar across groups ... Overall student achievement fell during the pandemic, but the drop does not appear to ...

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Income Inequality in California

By Sarah Bohn, Tess Thorman, Joseph Herrera

Jul 12, 2022 ... The COVID-19 pandemic widened the gap between high- and low-income ... ranging from disparities in education, local job opportunities, ...

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Addressing Inequities in Reopening Schools during COVID

By Joseph Herrera, Darriya Starr, Emmanuel Prunty, Niu Gao

Jun 23, 2022 ... Growing evidence shows that remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic was a driving factor in widening achievement gaps for students ...


The Impact of COVID-19 on Science Education

By Niu Gao, Kathy DiRanna, Maria T. Chang Fay

COVID-19 school shutdowns were especially disruptive for science education, which has long been a lower priority than math and English language arts.

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The Digital Divide in Education

By Darriya Starr, Joseph Hayes, Niu Gao

The pandemic spurred efforts to close longstanding gaps in digital access that affect African American, Latino, and lower-income students.


Understanding the Effects of School Funding

By Julien Lafortune

Given comparatively higher funding for Black students, current spending differences might close Black-white achievement gaps somewhat faster, though still in ...