Apr 27 2020
08:33 am

Chalkbeat: Tennessee’s nearly 1 million students will learn less because of coronavirus school closures.

The learning loss will challenge the state’s 147 school systems to take unprecedented steps to help students catch up — a conversation that’s also happening across the nation as leaders consider logistics, funding, and whether there’s the political will to pursue widespread recovery once schools reopen.

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Despite the disruptions

Despite the disruptions caused by COVID-19 in the spring, local members [Alcoa, Blount County, Maryville] of the Class of 2020 scored slightly better than the previous year on the ACT college admissions exam.

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