Half a million Pa. kids are supposed to be learning to read right now. Are they?
October 5, 2020
Small gaps now — big gaps later
It’s been more than six months since the coronavirus forced many schools to halt in-person classes.
The immediate consequences of that disruption are obvious. Many parents can’t work. The typical social patterns for school kids have gone kaput.
But what about long-term consequences? What could six months of disrupted education do to a kid six years from now? How about 16?…