COVID-19 reshaped all aspects of education and education systems across the United States, from early learning to adult education. Critical issues confronting policymakers, educators, and families run the gamut from leveraging technology in service of remote and hybrid instruction, protecting the health and wellness of educators and students, understanding and mitigating learning loss, and safely re-opening schools for face-to-face instruction. IES is compiling data and carrying out research to understand how COVID-19 is altering education, and is generating solutions to support learners, educators, and parents.
In addition to IES, offices across the Department of Education have developed resources for policymakers, educators, and families. We'd encourage you to explore the following sites associated with the Department's work: