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Consider This from NPR
Sep 8, 2020
School Is Off To A Slow Start, And It's Going To Be A Long Year
Play • 12 min
With Labor Day weekend gone, summer is unofficially over — and millions of children head back to school this week, many virtually.
Two teachers —
Rosie Reid in California
Lynette Stant in Arizona
— share how things are going in their schools so far.
Many states have decided to
allow high school football to go forward,
even if kids are not in school.
NPR's Tom Goldman
one coach in Alabama is demanding a coronavirus testing program for his players.
Students who are not in school are not just missing out on in-person education. Many are missing free or reduced-cost meals.
NPR's Cory Turner
reports on how some
school districts are trying to feed students
when they're not in school.
And for many parents who can't work at home, no school means a need for child care. But a recent study suggests millions of
child care centers may not reopen
after the pandemic, as
with member station WAMU reports.
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