MPS Reimagines and Personalizes Student Learning

MPS Reimagines and Personalizes Student Learning
Posted on 01/08/2021

As school districts nationwide struggle to educate their students during the COVID-19 pandemic, Middletown Public Schools in Connecticut has found its stride. This fall, the district successfully implemented a hybrid learning approach that provides its 4,600 students a mix of in-person and remote instruction. It hasn’t been easy, admits Superintendent Michael Conner, EdD. But through the hard work and dedication of Middletown’s innovative educators and school staff, the district has avoided the “cataclysmic learning loss” predicted nationally, he says. In fact, Middletown’s students are performing better in English language arts than they were one year ago and have experienced only minor learning loss in math, Conner says. Those results are significant in a district where half of the students come from historically underserved populations.

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Kristen Loschert is editorial director at All4Ed. You can connect with her on Twitter at @kloschert.

Photos by Allison Shelley for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action