Making the Case: Compelling Data
This growing library features data points describing the impacts and outcomes of student-centered and competency-based teaching and learning. The data are sourced from research studies, evaluation reports and journal articles, as well as evidence collected directly by classroom, school, district and state leaders.
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Parents Want More Flexible Learning Post-Pandemic
In a survey of 6,000 parents about post-pandemic teaching and learning, 40% wanted their children learning at multiple sites, compared to 37% who preferred learning in a traditional classroom exclusively.
Parents Look For Small Learning Environments Post-COVID-19 Pandemic
In a survey of 6,000 parents about post-pandemic teaching and learning, 59% wanted their kids learning in groups of 10 or fewer, compared to only 20% who preferred traditional large group instruction.
Parental Interest in Student-Centered Environments Increases Post-Pandemic
In a large 2022 survey, 33% of parents reported the COVID-19 pandemic increased interest in a fluid daily schedule driven by student needs, 34% in virtual learning and 43% in small learning groups. Surveyors concluded this reflects concerns over academic quality in traditional schools, a driving force in decreased public K-12 enrollment.