Opinion: How to Reopen the Economy Without Killing Teachers and Parents

The New York Times: Opinion | Shardha Jogee

“But what about the millions of kids from disadvantaged backgrounds whose homes are not conducive to online learning and who rely on schools for meals? And what about parents who cannot work from home and watch over them?”

The U.S. Department of Education aims for schools to return to full-time in-person classes this fall. However, teachers and parents have significant concerns about health risks. Shardha Jogee, a mother and professor, offers suggestions for maintaining an online-only model while utilizing school buildings as service centers for children who lack the necessary technology and those who rely on schools for meals.

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