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Costs of the pandemic on learning gains
11 June 2020
In a recent working paper “Projecting the potential impacts of COVID-19school closures on academic achievement ” Megan Kuhfeld, James Soland, Beth Tarasawa, Angela Johnson, Erik Ruzek, Jing Liu use previous estimates on effects of school closures and absenteeism to project the potential learning losses due to the corona pandemic in the USA.
Should Sweden close the schools?
24 April 2020
A recent Norwegian scientific report estimates the cost of children's lost education. A rough translation into Swedish context corresponds to a cost of 2.8 billion SEK (equivalent of roughly 280 million euros) a day.