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Remote learning is even harder when English isn’t students’ first language. Schools told us their priorities for supporting them

When students shift to learning from home, they lose many of the in-school support structures and resources. While the priority is students’ well-being, schools have developed new teaching strategies.

What’s the point of homework?

Studies on homework are frequently quite general, and don’t consider specific types of homework tasks. So it isn’t easy to measure how effective homework can be. But here’s what we do know.

We have the evidence for what works in schools, but that doesn’t mean everyone uses it

A survey of 414 schools across four states has found most school leaders and teachers do not regularly draw on research-based evidence of the sort universities provide.

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