No one knows how much—or how little—students have been learning as U.S. families began “sheltering in place” in March. But data is starting to emerge showing that students in families with low median annual income are taking a bigger hit than others.
Curriculum Associates’ i-Ready software is used by more than 8 million students in grades K-8 across the U.S. When COVID-19 struck, the company gave another 2 million students access to its software. But company leaders also wanted to get a glimpse into how usage of their software changed when students moved to studying entirely at home.