Parents call for kids to resit school year that was missed during lockdown

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 23 Jun 2021, 8:13AM
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Parents call for kids to resit school year that was missed during lockdown

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Wed, 23 Jun 2021, 8:13AM

New Zealand has been relatively lucky in managing to avoid spending long periods in lockdown.

Overseas, however, they tell a different story.

Many kids spent most of the school year working remotely in places like the United States.

This has lead to parents wanting their kids to repeat the school year, saying their children lost a year of education.

Early childhood researcher at University of Virginia Anna Shapiro joined Kate Hawkesby.

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