Vulnerable student catches up

Elementary school students maintain large arrears in math and spelling

Children of less-educated parents are catching up on their learning faster than the children of more-educated parents. "At the beginning of the corona crisis, we saw that the inequality between students was increasing rapidly. Schools responded to that by putting a lot of time and energy into this group in a very targeted way," said Carla Haelermans, Professor of Education Economics in a background story in the Dutch NRC

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