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Summer Learning & Enrichment Collaborative Collection

The Summer Learning & Enrichment Collaborative (“The Collaborative”) is a professional learning community that brings together relevant stakeholders to help states use more than $1.2 billion of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding to build evidence-based summer programs that address the lost instructional and extracurricular time students may have experienced as a result of the pandemic, especially underserved students and those disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Click here to visit the National Comprehensive Center's page about the Collaborative.

This collection also shares resources across the CCNetwork for summer learning and enrichment

After Action Reviews for Summer Learning Programs
Resource Type: Policy/Policy brief
2021
Learning Recovery: How to Develop and Implement Effective Tutoring Programs
Resource Type: Tools/Toolkit
2021
The National Comprehensive Center presents a tutoring package that provides timely, useful, and relevant information on how to use tutoring in learning recovery efforts. This resource offers a collection of best practices that can be applied immediately to classroom practice and to district or state policies. It also provides best practices for planning the expansion of tutoring programs to the district or state level, including national cost estimates and how program design efficiencies may lower the cost of implementation.
Academies for Learning Advancement: Research and Practitioner Perspectives
Resource Type: Tools/Toolkit
2021
Advancement academies (sometimes known as “vacation” academies) are a promising approach for learning recovery, a way to focus intensely on the learning needs of small groups of students.  This collection of short videos and other materials explains the features of successful academies, reports on research about the impact of academies on student achievement, and describes ways to adapt the academies to address interrupted learning caused by the pandemic.
District Metrics for Quality Remote/Hybrid Learning: Student Engagement and Teacher Working Conditions and Well-Being
Resource Type: Blog post
2021
A community of practice led by the Region 1 and Region 9 Comprehensive Centers tackled the challenge of measuring the effectiveness of remote and hybrid learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. The project uncovered three key learnings and developed two tools that can inform implementation of remote and hybrid instruction now and into the future.
State Guidance on Distance Learning During COVID-19: A Review of Four State Approaches
Resource Type: Publication
2021
This Fast Response provides a summary of guidance on what four states are providing for distance and blended learning. The states included in the brief are Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Oregon. These states represent a broad cross-section of contexts with important features common among the Region 7 states, including large urban centers, rural districts, and similar student demographics.
Returning to School: A Toolkit for Principals
Resource Type: Tools/Toolkit
2020
One way or another, we are returning to school. We may be in classrooms, or at home, or both. But it will be our school, and it will be different from when we left. One thing will be the same, however, our principal will be looking out for everyone—students, families, teachers, staff. This toolkit is for the principal and the team the principal assembles to help everyone return to school, whatever that may look like. Suggested actions, recommended resources, quick tip sheets—the toolkit is a handy computer desktop companion for helping people with Change, Communication, Collaboration, and Care in the time of COVID.
Best Practices on Distance and Blended Learning for Grades K-12 During COVID-19
Resource Type: Publication
2021
This Fast Response report provides a brief summary of effective instructional practices related to distance and blended learning described in the literature as well as special implementation considerations for reflection. The second report in this series summarizes what other states are doing to address distance learning.