With Omicron, another inequitable shock in math learning

Omicron variant of Covid-19 affects low-income students more

New research finds that students in low-income communities are experiencing a new and significant impact to their learning during this period of disruption from Omicron variant— while students in more affluent communities are largely unaffected.

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Troubling re-emergence of a gap in participation in math learning between students in low- and high-income schools.

This most recent trend of inequitable missed learning does not appear to be correlated to school closures.

There is correlation between missed learning and COVID-19 infection rates.

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One of the evident consequences of Omicron: The troubling re-emergence of a gap in participation in math learning between students in low- and high-income schools. See the data from @zearned.

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