30-40 percent of minority and low-income students weren’t learning during lockdowns

In comparison, the share of white students not receiving remote instruction was only 10 percent. And only 32 percent of all students were getting instruction that was average or better, which will translate into months of lost learning.

Learning loss will probably be greater for low-income, black, and Hispanic students.

To read the article, see “COVID-19 and student learning in the United States: The hurt could last a lifetime,” June 1, 2020.