January 28, 2023

School districts intensify summer programs to combat learning lost during the pandemic

Stephanie Sy:

A rising eighth grader at Sandy Springs Middle School, Harmonee Jackson is having to attend summer school for the first time.

Before the pandemic forced school online, she regularly got 90s out of 100 on her math tests.

I know it’s going to be hard to ask this, but what was your lowest score during the pandemic, during virtual?

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