Will Coronavirus Accelerate Education Inequality?

Acceleration (a) is the change in velocity (Δv) over the change in time (Δt), represented by the equation a = Δv/Δt.

In September of 2017 the Economic Policy Institute published a study on social class (read: socioeconomic status) and educational success. The report concluded that the “single most significant predictor of educational success” is social class and that performance gaps by social class begin early, creating a situation where a child who starts behind, tends to stay behind throughout their educational