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First Report Cards Go Out, Show Devastating Trend for Kids Learning Online

Added 10-24-20 07:45:04pm EST - “The report estimated that about 3 million of the 5.5 million students in Texas schools are not in their real-life classrooms.” - Westernjournal.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Westernjournal.com: “First Report Cards Go Out for Kids Learning Online, Show Worrying Trend of Failure and Truancy”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Overall, more students are failing at least one class as many turn assignments in late, if at all, and tune out virtual lessons, according to the Texas Tribune.

“Districts have reported losing track of thousands of students, including some of their most vulnerable, who haven’t logged into virtual classes or responded to phone calls and door knocks. According to state leaders, schools that are open for in-person instruction have seen higher levels of enrollment than those with only virtual education,” the Texas Tribune said.

The report estimated that about 3 million of the 5.5 million students in Texas public schools are not in their real-life classrooms.

According to KVUE-TV, Austin Independent School District has seen a 70 percent increase in students failing.

The Hays Consolidated Independent School District in Kyle, Texas said failures are up 30 percent there.

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