Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.
School closures during the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted poorer children disproportionately across the world, finds a new study released on Thursday by researchers at the Center for Global Development. The analysis shows that poor children lost out on up to twice as much learning as richer classmates, and that teenagers were the most likely to drop out of school all together.
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