How Much will Online Learning Leave CNY Students Behind? Cornell Prof Worries of Education Abyss

By: Chris Bolt ,  WAER Syracuse University
May 9, 2020

Online and other remote learning have become the norm for Central New York students from elementary school all the way through college.  Will it have a negative impact on education?  And should we have been more prepared?. 

As part of our Syracuse Speaks programming, WAER’s Chris Bolt spoke with Cornell University's Noliwe Rooks.  She’s the W-E-B DuBois Professor of Literature, and Professor of Africana Studies and American Studies program Director.   Rooks says remote learning will widen gaps in achievement and hold many students back.

Listen to the interview and read the entire article at

Professor Noliwe Rooks