Solutions for closing the learning gap

Social distancing dividers for students are seen in a classroom at St. Benedict School, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Montebello, near Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 14, 2020. Credit: REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo.

Press Play wraps up its week-long series on education in the time of COVID-19. Today’s focus: How the virus is expanding the already wide education gap between the rich and poor. Plus, what are some possible solutions to narrow that gap?