• Research Reports
Ashley Jochim, Jennifer Poon

This report offers the first in-depth look at families’ and educators’ experiences with pandemic pods.


Latest Publications

  • The Lens

Oh, the places you’ll go—or not: Graduating seniors may be unprepared for the future

Robin Lake

High schools must accelerate academic support and opportunities for several more waves of pandemic-era graduates.

  • The Lens

Voice and choice: New England students highlight which pandemic-era changes should stay—and which should go

Lisa Chu, Maddy Sims

Research on the pandemic’s negative impact on student learning, peer-to-peer relationships, and teenagers’ mental health makes it easy to assume high schoolers are eager to “return to normal.” Yet recent conversations with high school students throughout New England reveal very different hopes for this period of recovery.

  • The Lens

Many districts are doing less this summer to make up for lost learning

Lisa Chu, Christine Pitts

Even after an additional year to plan and more federal recovery dollars available, districts’ 2022 summer programs are mostly the same as last year.

  • The Lens

How 100 large and urban districts are (and aren’t) engaging stakeholders

Alvin Makori, Bree Dusseault

Districts are supposed to gather local feedback on how to spend their ESSER pandemic relief money. One year in, 1 out of 3 may not be complying

  • Research Reports

Progress and potential: The innovations of pandemic learning communities led by leaders of color

Eupha Jeanne Daramola

What seven initiatives led by community leaders of color can teach us about advancing racial justice in K–12 educational spaces.

  • Research Reports

Innovation in New England

Cara Pangelinan, Chelsea Waite, Christine Pitts, Sarah McCann, Heather Casimere

CRPE partnered with The BARR Foundation to map the New England region’s landscape of learning.