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WATCH: How Much Learning Time Are Students Getting? Chad Aldeman Explains What’s Happening in 10 Large School Districts

October 20, 2020

Every state sets a minimum number of days or hours to make up the school year. But with most classes either hybrid or entirely virtual, districts have reduced the amount of instructional time students are receiving. Some also started the school year later than usual. So how much learning time will students actually get? 74 contributor Chad Aldeman surveyed 10 large districts and, in this video, explains which are giving far less instructional time this year — and which are giving more.

— Edited by Jim Fields