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COVID’s Impact on Small Businesses

We can all probably think of a small business in our neighborhood that either closed during COVID-19 or came dangerously close to closing. Mantra Coffee, one of my favorite coffee shops in Azusa, California, turned to the crowdfunding platform GoFundMe in late 2020 in order to keep their doors open.…

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The College Dilemma: Enrollment Rates During COVID-19

The pandemic has caused a dramatic drop in college enrollment, with California experiencing the largest decrease in enrollment this spring. Local and national news outlets, along with research centers, are digging into the reasons behind this while dissecting socioeconomic and racial trends.  The Data  New data from the National Student…

Tutor Zone to the Rescue!

The COVID-19 Achievement Gap          Due to the pandemic, the struggle to meet grade expectations for many students created a disparity in learning outcomes called the COVID-19 gap. Lack of Internet access, lack of motivation, household distractions, and other problems have caused this COVID-19 gap. Several educators and parents feel…