A Census Bureau survey found that the number of households that said they were homeschooling doubled last year.

Joachim (L), 8, and Colin, 10, whose school was closed following the Coronavirus outbreak, do school exercises at home with their dad Pierre-Yves in Washington on March 20, 2020. – As millions of families hunker down amid the coronavirus crisis, the sudden reality of schooling from home risks widening the education gap between those with the means and support to keep up with lessons, and those who risk falling behind. (Photo by Eric BARADAT / AFP) (Photo by ERIC BARADAT/AFP via Getty Images)