PROOF POINTS: Survey reveals stark rich-poor divide in how U.S. children were taught remotely during the spring school closures
The Hechinger Report
JULY 27, 2020
This early report represents a 19 percent response rate so far and includes data from nearly 500 districts across 49 states and covers a wide range of both urban and rural regions. When researchers diced the survey data up by income, they discovered less than a half hour difference in school time between low- and high-income districts. This digital divide had enormous consequences for what instruction meant.