55 million were out of school this past spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. School districts and teachers scrambled to get their classes online with as little disruption to their student's education as possible.
However, despite school district's best efforts, students faced issues with equipment availability, poor Wifi, busy home environments, and declining mental health due to social isolation.
Even now, with some districts implementing a hybrid model of learning part-time at home and at school there is a struggle to maintain consistency, As a result, our students face many barriers to learning.
So, what will education look like when our students return to their classrooms full time and pre-pandemic learning resumes?