New Data Suggest Pandemic May Not Just Be Leaving Low-Income Students Behind; It May Be Propelling Wealthier Ones Even Further Ahead

Opportunity Insights
Nationally, higher-income students slightly increased their participation in Zearn Math, while middle- and low-income children’s participation levels decreased. (Opportunity Insights)
Nationally, high-income students increased their progress through Zearn Math lessons significantly compared with their rates while school buildings were open. Low-income students’ progress slowed by 36 percent at the same time. (Opportunity Insights)

Keeping kids ‘on the hook’ for learning

Jefferson Parish outperformed much of Louisiana in both student participation and student progress on Zearn Math lessons during the school building shutdowns. (Opportunity Insights)

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