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Navigating the Covid-19 academic slide on Coast Live

Posted at 11:20 AM, Dec 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-18 11:20:04-05

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. - From midsummer through the first quarter of the new school year, the Varsity Tutors Learning Lab has been diagnosing "next grade readiness" in Math, Science, and English Language Arts skills for tens of thousands of students beginning a new grade. From this data, the company has been able to identify the beginnings of a Covid-induced academic slide, seeing bigger gaps in foundational skills. Brian Galvin joins us to discuss why this is happening and how parents and teachers can help their students achieve success.

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