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Sylvan Learning Cuts Assessment Fee to $49 to Help Families Struggling After Years of Learning Disruption

After multiple years of COVID-related educational impacts, the supplemental and enrichment education brand is offering a reduced assessment rate for families coping with pandemic learning loss.

By Morgan Wood1851 Franchise Contributor
SPONSOREDUpdated 5:17PM 04/29/22

Sylvan Learning, the leading supplemental and enrichment education brand with 710 points of presence across the world and more than 40 years of experience, has cut its educational assessment fee from $199 to $49 through May 31 to help families struggling after multiple years of pandemic-induced school disruptions. 

"The pandemic has been hard on students and parents,” said Amy Przywara, Sylvan’s chief marketing officer. “Transitioning to remote learning and having to be away from teachers and peers was extremely difficult, leading to detrimental effects on a student's ability to stay on task and learn. Then, attending schools with masks and dealing with COVID at a more personal level created a new host of challenges for students’ wellbeing and ability to learn.”

Sylvan has been a resource to parents and students for decades, but since the pandemic began it has seen a need arise in the marketplace unlike anything else. The “COVID slide,” or the impact of schools closing or shifting to adjusted learning models for extended periods of time, is expected to set back an entire generation of children. In fact, children are testing at least three months behind, which is estimated to take two to three years to catch up. As such, Sylvan has responded by offering its Sylvan Insight Assessment for $49 to all students. Normally, this assessment costs up to $199.

“Sylvan wants to help as many parents and students as possible during this time, and by offering this assessment at a very low cost, parents can get a better picture of how their student has fared in recent years,” said Przywara. “The Assessment is a combination of computer-adaptive skill assessments, observations by trained and certified Sylvan teachers and attitude surveys. The results combined with the feedback from Sylvan’s educational staff can help guide parents on what specific skills, beliefs or behaviors may be limiting growth for their child.”

After the Insight Assessment, parents will have a clear picture of their children’s educational needs and how Sylvan can address them. By slashing the price of the initial assessment, Sylvan hopes to make supplemental education more affordable and more accessible to reach the greatest number of families. 

“Sylvan is offering a deep discount because we believe it’s vitally important for all families to stay on top of their children’s education during these challenging times,” said Przywara. “Getting the assessment done is the first step to actually reversing the detrimental impact of COVID-19. Over the decades, Sylvan has developed proven strategies to take children who are behind and get them ahead of the curve and with their best foot forward toward college. We want to make it as easy as possible for all parents.” 

Sylvan is committed to helping parents get children the attention they need to recover from COVID induced learning loss. Find the nearest Sylvan at


With more than 40 years of experience and more than 710 points of presence, Sylvan Learning is the leading provider of personal learning for students in grades K-12. Sylvan is transforming how students learn, inspiring them to succeed in school and in life. Sylvan’s proven tutoring approach blends amazing teachers with SylvanSync™ technology on the iPad® for an engaging learning experience. Sylvan also leads the way with Sylvan EDGE — STEM and accelerated courses and Sylvan Prep — college and test prep courses. Sylvan supports families through every stage of the academic journey. Sylvan is a wholly owned subsidiary of Franchise Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: FRG).  For more information, visit

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