US data on COVID-19 and its impact on schools helpful for planning for September

  • “Highlights from the new US data include:
  • delivering distance learning – Almost all teachers engaged in distance learning with their students, but only 12 percent reported covering the full curriculum they would have covered if schools hadn’t closed. 
  • Inequity across schools – The pandemic likely exacerbated existing disparities in educational opportunities and outcomes, and the survey results point to some areas of concern. 
  • Anticipating what’s next – Looking ahead to next fall, teachers plan to prioritize student well-being …and principals anticipate more emphasis on family engagement and addressing performance gaps. Read article