Tyton Partners releases “School Disrupted,” a three-part series investigating the scale and scope of alternative education models and the future state of K-12 in the wake of COVID-19
Parent agency increased dramatically as the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the country during the last year. Without notice, households were forced to change behavior, schools to transform learning models, and parents and caregivers to adjust the role they play in their children’s education, according to the first in a three-part investigative series titled “School Disrupted,” which examines how households grappled with the impact of COVID-19 on K-12 learning models.
The longitudinal survey of 3,000 parents across the country was conducted by Tyton Partners in Fall 2020, with support from the Walton Family Foundation.
“The pandemic has drastically accelerated the scale and scope of alternative learning models in the K-12 ecosystem, such as learning pods, but awareness, access, and affordability remain big issues,” said Tanya Rosbash, Director at Tyton Partners.
Key takeaways from the first phase of the survey include:
“We hope our research will shine light on the impact of the pandemic on K-12 education, and what can be done to mitigate inequities resulting from the events of this past year, specifically how the K-12 ecosystem can continue to evolve to better serve all students,” noted Adam Newman, Tyton Partners Co-founder and Managing Partner.
Our survey took the pulse of K-12 teachers to get a sense of how their practice evolved this current year – and what next year has in store for them.
As the U.S. collectively emerges from the pandemic, we see no slowdown in enthusiasm for EdTech among investors. The pace and size of deals across all dimensions of the education market continues to grow. And the enthusiasm seems well-warranted. K-12 and post-secondary institutions find themselves with new federal funds to deploy and corporations are as eager as ever to upskill, reskill or simply retain talent through sponsored training.
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Tyton Partners releases “School Disrupted,” a three-part series investigating the...