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TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with Vivian Cox Fraser, President & CEO of the Urban League of Essex County, about high rates of learning loss faced by K-12 students in New Jersey as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“A Time to Act,” sponsored by JerseyCAN, is a unique, statewide report on elementary-level student achievement during the pandemic. Their research provides “a baseline of information on the impact of COVID on children and learning loss,” said Fraser. “We know anecdotally that children aren’t advancing and virtual learning isn’t the same as in-class learning. The study really puts the data behind that.”