NJ Spotlight News

Student learning loss from the pandemic worse than thought

Clip: 03/29/2021 | 3m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

Black students lost close to 50% of learning in math, and 43% of learning in English during the pandemic. The study, run by JerseyCAN, is meant to launch a statewide conversation about how to close the gaps. Some options include expanding summer learning options and allowing parents to hold kids back a year to make up for time they’ve lost.

Aired: 03/29/21

Rating: NR

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