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A report from the testing group NWEA also estimates that Hispanic students in particular need more academic support during their recovery from the pandemic.

As ESSER money expires, new research suggests that pandemic dollars helped academic recovery, but a lot more will be needed for a full recovery.

Families can start enrolling in academic, enrichment, and transition programs for the summer.

Nearly half attend schools with high concentrations of poverty, while funding disparities undermine recovery from learning loss.

By far, this marks the city’s largest commitment to date to replace the dwindling pandemic aid.

A new report finds that at least half of new state preschool spending was backed by federal pandemic relief. More kids are enrolling, but can states keep it up?