Kansas educators say 5 months of no school is troublesome
May 15, 2020
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The summer slide. That's the annual learning loss that happens when students spend three months away from school.
Now researchers warn about a "COVID slide."
Students will have spent five months out of the classroom, shuttered because of the pandemic, when they return in August, the Kansas News Service reported.
Clunky remote learning replaced longer hours and more rigorous instruction for the students still trying — and many have checked out for the year. Add the stress of an imploding economy that might have tossed Mom or Dad out of work plus limits on the emotio...