November 18, 2020

Wealthy families more likely to hire tutors, less concerned about kids’ learning loss

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There is a notable gulf between parents of K-12 students who are attending school in person this fall, and those whose children are getting some or all of their instruction virtually, according to the results of a survey conducted by Pew Research Center in mid-October.

Ninety percent of parents whose children are back in school full-time say they are “somewhat” or “very” satisfied with their schools’ handling of reopening, and are significantly less concerned about their children falling behind academically due to disruptions and closures caused by the pandemic.

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