The number of failing Salt Lake City middle and high school students has skyrocketed as all attend classes online

The Salt Lake Tribune: The number of middle and high school students in the Salt Lake City School District who have failed one class — or all first-quarter classes — has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic while all of its students are attending school online.

Data released to The Salt Lake Tribune in response to a public records request shows that 4,000 Salt Lake City secondary students received one or more F’s or incompletes in the first quarter. That’s 1,500 more students failing a class than last year.

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