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Using Health Data To Address the COVID Learning Gap

By Net Assets posted 05-04-2021 12:47 PM


(From K-12 Dive)  As schools begin to address lost instructional time during the pandemic, administrators might consider looking closer at their medical data, suggests Addie Angelov, founder and executive director of the Paramount Health Data Project. The project works with schools to analyze various student demographic data with health and academic data to determine certain metrics, such as how many visits to the school nurse would students have before their math and English language achievement declines, and what types of ailments reviewed by the school nurse predict lower academic growth. By correlating information about student visits to the school nurse with academic data, schools can use that information to form partnerships with nonprofits and increase efforts toward equitable practices, Angelov said. 

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