“Student learning across the country, as measured by many assessments, has stalled to an unprecedented degree. Researchers have pointed to a number of causes, including the trauma experienced by children who lost family members to COVID-19, but the data generally shows that the shortcomings are the greatest in districts that were slowest to reopen schools. It also shows that the falloff was far greater among Black and Hispanic students than among whites and Asians, expanding disparities that had been gradually shrinking in recent decades. ‘This cohort of students is going to be punished throughout their lifetime.'” Can America’s Students Recover What They Lost During the Pandemic? (Can we get computer and broadband access to the point where certain groups aren’t behind even during non-pandemic times?)