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Coronavirus in Texas

Texas students of color returned to in-person learning at below-average rates. Experts say the reasons are nuanced.

The Texas Education Agency cited COVID-19’s disproportionate effect on communities of color as reason for lower engagement and attendance rates among students of color.

Candace Hunter’s children are home-schooled due to the pandemic and have been struggling to manage the onslaught of assignments that come with remote learning. Her son is photographed here in Austin on Nov. 13, 2020.

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The return to in-person learning 

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