Posted on Monday 15th Mar 2021
The majority of parents in England will be happy to send their children back to school, but two-thirds are concerned about the amount of learning lost.
A survey by the Institute for Fiscal Studies reveals some parents think that their child will never catch-up.
It shows parents want policies to promote children's wellbeing as well as their academic learning.
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has promised no child's prospects should be "blighted by the pandemic."
As schools in England prepare to reopen to all pupils on Monday for the first time since early January, 90% of parents say they would send their children back, even if it was not compulsory.
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