2020 Nov 19

The American education system has come down with the coronavirus. Enrollment data from 78 of the largest school districts in the U.S. compiled by 60 Minutes this fall found at least 240,000 students were unaccounted for when school started – the first school year to begin in the pandemic. Sharyn Alfonsi reports on where some of those students have gone and how officials are trying to locate them and return them to the education system on the next edition of 60 Minutes, Sunday, November 22 at 7 p.m. ET/PT on CBS.

As school started this fall during the pandemic, some of the largest school districts saw an unprecedented decrease in student enrollment. Sharyn Alfonsi reports on how districts mobilized to get kids in school this fall.