Betheny Gross

08/2021
How Has the Pandemic Affected Students' Social-Emotional Well-Being? A Review of the Evidence to Date

This report is part of a series that aims to provide a definitive account of the best available evidence on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected America’s students. 

05/2021
States and School Systems Can Act Now to Dismantle Silos Between High School, College, and Career

We interviewed K–12, state, and nonprofit leaders who have been focused on redesigning education and career pathways about how their work has changed in the last year and what their...

05/2021
How Six School Systems are Responding to Disrupted Schooling: Will It Be Enough?

This report examines how six school systems tried to address the academic consequences of disrupted learning in the 2020-2021 school year.

03/2021
School Reopening Trends Offer Districts the Opportunity to Start Planning Beyond the Pandemic

Our latest analysis of school district learning models from March 1 to March 13 finds that a clear majority—57 percent—of the nation’s school districts report offering full-time in-person...

03/2021
How Schools Adapt during the Pandemic Can Reshape Adolescent Learning Experiences for Generations

This brief, informed by interviews with school and system leaders in the New England region, suggests some efforts to reinvent schools before the pandemic have helped schools to navigate the...

Date: Apr 3 2018

What does it take for school choice to “work”? How do existing tools fall short? What can be done to ensure that all families have access to quality school options? Like many cities across the nation, Washington, D.C., has looked to school choice as one way to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged students. School choice attempts to level the playing field between students of different backgrounds by making it possible for all families to have access to a city’s high-quality public schools—whether students live near these schools or not. But school choice requires families to make substantial investments of time and resources into the school choosing process, which can pose barriers to ensuring all families can access quality schooling options.

Date: Mar 17 2016
Where: Denver Marriott City Center

Here's where to find CRPE experts at the 2016 Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) 41st Annual Conference.

Saturday, March 19

Date: Jun 21 2015
Where: Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans

CRPE's Betheny Gross, Sarah Yatsko, and Sean Gill are participating in the National Charter Schools Conference. Here's what they'll be discussing:

Date: Jun 18 2015
Where: The Sheraton Hotel, New Orleans

CRPE's Robin Lake, Betheny Gross, and Paul Hill will be featured speakers at "The Urban Education Future?" - Lessons from New Orleans 10 Years after Hurricane Katrina conference, hosted by the Education

Date: May 18 2015
Where: Online

Join Betheny Gross, senior research analyst and research director at CRPE, for an Education Week webinar on helping parents navigate the school choice process.

Mar 29 2021

Betheny Gross is quoted by Reuters on grading during the pandemic.

Mar 24 2021

Betheny Gross is quoted in Chalkbeat on newly released survey data on schooling during the pandemic.

Mar 15 2021

Betheny Gross is quoted in the Toronto Star on how the pandemic has changed education.

Feb 10 2021

Betheny Gross is quoted in the Los Angeles Times on President Biden's plan to reopen schools.

Aug 4 2021

There are open questions about the consequences of narrowing curriculum, which students saw their curriculum most curtailed, and what we should learn about the nature of curriculum itself from the year’s experience.

Apr 28 2021

Educators report that the switch from in-person to virtual IEP meetings prompted them to reflect on the intent of the IEP meeting, what information is most essential to convey, and how to run a meeting with the needs of students and families front of mind.

Mar 31 2021

A majority of students report emotional and physical stress as they try to learn remotely during the pandemic. How can teachers, who are also stressed, help them?

Mar 19 2021

Experienced state and district leaders see dangers among the opportunities offered by the K–12 education stimulus funding.

Sep 10 2020

Students in the highest-poverty school systems can’t afford to wait for instruction to go back to “normal.”