This report has been updated to correct estimates in the original version. We identified errors in the original that stemmed from data that were recorded improperly for 21 of the 250 districts at the point of data collection.
■ This is the second report in the“School District Responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic”series, covering changes that occurred in public school districts between March 27 and April 7, 2020.
■ More than nine in 10 schools were in districts providing meal services to students, up from 82 percent of schools that offered meals by late March.
■ In the span of 11 days, there was a dramatic increase in the percentage of schools with remote instructional programs in place, at 71 percent by April 7, up from 43 percent on March 27.
■ Over half of schools are in districts encouraging one-on-one contacts with students, through either synchronous learning platforms or individual outreach via emails and phone calls.