Paving the Way Forward: Reclaim Certainty When Evaluating Literacy Program Effectiveness
Despite the uncertainty of the last few years, teachers and administrators have expertly managed dynamically changing learning environments—from in-person to hybrid and back again—demonstrating that students, parents, and society as a whole can count on them to keep our children engaged and learning. Yet even with their herculean efforts, educational gaps remain, brought more into the spotlight during the pandemic.
To address these gaps as well as interrupted learning, the U.S. Department of Education/Office of Secondary Education’s Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Fund (ESSER) has supplied funds to state and district budgets (DOE, 2021).
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