Stories tagged: "remote learning"

Schoolteacher Melissa Wong packs up the classroom that she appropriated for virtual teaching just a couple of months earlier on November 19, 2020 at Yung Wing School P.S. 124 in New York City. NYC (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)
As Some NYC Schools Reopen, Data Shows Racial Gaps in Remote Learning

Study finds students of color are harmed more than white students due to virtual schooling.

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New Guidelines Exclude Paid Leave for Parents Who Keep Their Kids Out of In-Person Schooling

"This is going to affect the people who have immunocompromised family members at home, immunocompromised kids themselves, people who work in health care and other high-risk industries. Those are going to be the people most affected by this restrictive interpretation."

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How the Coronavirus Crisis Has Upended the Lives of Teachers, Parents, and Students

The coronavirus pandemic has led to the closure of at least 124,000 public and private K-12 schools, affecting more than 55 million students. Hundreds of colleges have also closed.