Amid Pandemic Learning Loss, There’s an Urgent Need to Bring Parents and Teachers Together

As a mom and a former teacher, I understand why parents and educators don’t want to hear about COVID-19 related learning loss. But it’s time we have an honest conversation—without blame or shame.

Ninety-two percent of parents believe their children are at or above grade level. This is despite a growing body of research telling a very different story. We can’t afford to wait for yet another reminder of how far our kids are behind.