Beginning in early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted education techniques throughout the world, affecting almost 1.6 billion learners in additional than a hundred ninety international locations. Closures of faculties and other studying spaces have impacted ninety four % of the world’s student inhabitants, as much as ninety nine percent in low and lower-middle earnings international locations. As of 30 September 2020 there have been 27 nations that had localized school closures. In the United States, an estimated fifty five.1 million students had been forced to cease in-person instruction as of 10 April 2020. A swap to a virtual learning experience is particularly difficult for households that cannot afford the proper know-how, such as laptops, printers, or a dependable Internet connection.
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