Educators warn parents of possible 6-month 'COVID slide'


COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With the current school year drawing to a close in the midst of a pandemic, focus is shifting to the fall."Now we're talking about a COVID slide," Maureen Wagner said. "That's what they're calling it across the nation."Wagner owns Huntington Learning Center in Lewis Center. Normally, she deals with the summer slide, where students have 2-3 months off. The "COVID slide," she says, could show gaps in education up to six months."We have a Google meet every 9:30 in the morning," Olivia said.Olivia is finishing up second grade. The last two months her schooling, like most students, was online."This is actually a very difficult summer for everybody," said Olivia's mother, Jiniya Chandra.Chandra says parents, even with summer, need to stay...

Educators warn parents of possible 6-month 'COVID slide'

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