From: Lizzie from Khan Academy - Wednesday Dec 28, 2022 02:11 pm
The true educational impact of the pandemic is just beginning. We’ve lost two decades of progress in the last two years of upheaval.
Hi EmailTuna EmailTuna,
Thank you for using Khan Academy! Maybe we helped you keep learning during the greatest educational disruption of our lifetime.
Unfortunately, the true educational impact of the pandemic is just beginning.
We’ve lost two decades of progress in the last two years of upheaval.1 Math scores dropped eight points for eighth graders, the largest math decline ever recorded.2 It’s hard to grasp, but the impact of this is enormous. Some estimates predict that this knowledge erosion may mean that these children will lose 900 billion in future earnings over the coming decades.3
While declines happened across race and income level, historically under-resourced students saw steeper declines, which only makes the playing field even more unfair.
Khan Academy is 100% free for anyone who wants to learn. But we need to keep it that way, and we need to keep reaching the kids who need us the most. We can only do that with your support. If you give today, your impact is doubled. All gifts are matched until December 31st.
Together, we can make sure every child has the opportunity to reach their full potential.
With gratitude, Lizzie Community Giving Manager
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