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Millions cancel and change education plans in response to the pandemic

April 30, 2020


An estimated 28 million Americans have canceled their education plans due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to an ongoing Strada Education Network survey. And nearly one in five Americans have changed their education plans.

“We expect this is a wide range of formal and informal education activities,” Dave Clayton, senior vice president for consumer insights at Strada, said in an email. “As we prepare for economic downturn, everyone’s wondering about the implications for education — we don’t fully know the impact yet, but we’re tracking this closely.

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