Online school put US kids behind. Some adults have regrets.

FILE - Javin Lujan Lopez, 17, a senior at Pojoaque High School, plays video games at his house, Feb. 22, 2021, in Española, N.M. In interviews with The Associated Press, close to 50 school leaders, teachers, parents and health officials reflected on decisions to keep students in extended online learning, especially during the spring semester of 2021. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio, File)

BOSTON — As the harmful effects of extended pandemic school closures become more apparent, some educators and parents have regrets.