September 3, 2020

In-person learning creates dilemma for New York’s poorest families

New York (AFP) – As the first day of school approaches, New York’s poorest — often uninsured families — face a risky choice: send kids to school where they could contract coronavirus, or keep them home for online classes, potentially compromising their academic progress and preventing parents from working.New York, the largest school district in the United States with 1.1 million students, is the only major city nationwide to offer in-person classes.Face-to-face learning will be available one to three times a week starting September 21, a risky bet considered key to rebooting the embattled c…


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