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Study: Tutoring Led By Teachers, Staff Leads To Greater Academic Improvement. See more national education news here

| October 6, 2020
Study: Tutoring Led By Teachers, Staff Leads To Greater Academic Improvement. See more national education news here

While an Illuminate Education report found that the “COVID slide” may have caused a learning loss of two to four months in math and reading during the spring, students who interacted frequently with teachers during school closures fared better. The analysis suggests school closures and distance learning will significantly impact reading and math, with kindergartners being most affected. Oral reading is expected to be most pronounced among the 5th-graders.

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Districts Nationwide Report Declines In Kindergarten Enrollment. See more national education news here

| September 29, 2020
Districts Nationwide Report Declines In Kindergarten Enrollment. See more national education news here

… In 2018, 84% of 5-year-olds in the U.S. were enrolled in preschool or kindergarten, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. But most states don’t require kindergarten attendance, making it possible for parents to opt out if they’re unable to help their child with remote learning this year or if they think the virtual offering is not as valuable as traditional kindergarten.

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