THE DIFFERENCE IN LEARNING LOSS IN MATH BETWEEN SCHOOL DISTRICTS THAT WERE FULLY REMOTE IN SPRING 2021 AND THOSE THAT OFFERED IN-PERSON CLASSES, ACCORDING TO A STUDY BY BROWN ECONOMIST EMILY OSTER. REMOTE LEARNING ALSO HURT PERFORMANCE IN ENGLISH, BUT NOT AS MUCH—THAT DIFFERENCE WAS 8%.
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The First Word in Public Health
For Brown public health dean Ashish Jha, the nation’s new COVID czar, being one of the most trusted pandemic pundits in the U.S. isn’t about moonlighting. It’s about effective public health messaging for Gen Z and beyond. Read More