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In the research community, it is widely recognized that students transition into schools not from a blank slate, but from an unequal society.

The covid-19 outbreak, then, may be the best time to actually see the education debt in action.

Some of those parents — disproportionately drawn from those with extended formal education — will feel at ease generating a school-like environment.

Unlike their high-poverty peers, children from middle-class and affluent households almost all have high-speed Internet access at home, as well as web-enabled devices.

But the achievement gap is a product of our unequal society — the reflection of an education debt that has never been settled.

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