- As we noted on Friday, Woodcrest Elementary in Columbus City Schools started the new school year last week. Here’s
. “I don’t think they really got to instill much knowledge,” said one parent of the previous remote- and hybrid-learning models, “or [kids] were able to retain the information because it was so chaotic last year.” (But don’t call it learning loss, OK?) She and her daughter hope this school year will be better. (Columbus Dispatch, 7/30/21)
- Meanwhile, in the central Ohio suburbs,
- This is kind of a weird one: Money, volunteers, and AmeriCorps members are flooding in to a neighborhood support nonprofit in Springfield in order to tutor pre-K kids and get them ready for Kindergarten. But there is
. (Springfield News-Sun, 8/2/21)
- Trust Jeremy Kelley to give us all the detail we’re craving. Here’s . Take a look and see what you think. All I’ll say is that several folks are spending big to mitigate that “learning loss” thing which I have heard doesn’t actually exist. (Dayton Daily News, 8/1/21)
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