COVID-19 Changed Education in America—Permanently
Illustration: Eric Petersen
Marcella Bombardieri, Politico
It’s clear that the COVID-19 pandemic has changed education in America in lasting ways, and glimpses of that transformed system are already emerging.
Hundreds of colleges have, for the first time, admitted a freshman class without requiring SAT or ACT scores, potentially opening admissions to the most selective colleges to more low-income students. And thousands of educators across the country, from preschool to college, are finding new ways to spark their students’ creativity, harness technology, and provide the services they need to succeed.