The COVID pandemic has given us a road map to transform education for the better

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The COVID pandemic has given us a road map to transform education for the better

If education predicts the future, then every American should be worried. The coronavirus has now disrupted nearly an entire year of learning. Tens

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If education predicts the future, then every American should be worried. The coronavirus has now disrupted nearly an entire year of learning. Tens of millions of students are falling behind. But the crisis in education wasn’t caused by COVID. The pandemic has exposed deep-seated issues that have been holding students back for decades. It’s time to ask: How can we help students come through this crisis with a quality education and, in doing so, transform our entire system of education for the better?

The most recent proof of the damage done: A new McKinsey study shows that virtually all students have missed multiple months’ worth of learning in the pandemic, with students of color missing the most. The learning losses are also getting worse, not better. 

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