Confronting a Cascading Crisis
It will take years for our country to fully understand the impact of widespread school closures on this generation of children. But the data are mounting, and the picture they paint is grim. Analysts at McKinsey estimate K-12 students will experience an average of nine months’ learning loss in math by the end of the school year.
Originally published: April 1, 2021
Author: Sian Beilock
Institution: Barnard College
Published by: Inside Higher Ed