Skip to comments.Parents Struggle With School Decisions as Options Fall Short
Posted on 07/15/2020 3:15:30 PM PDT by Hojczyk
Rachel Greszler and her husband have managed a chaotic household with six children since mid-March when they ended up with everyone at home full-time, while still trying to juggle their jobs.
My concern is inevitably our children arent going to be on the same schedule. And so its going to be trying to manage five different schedules, and whos going to school on which day, and when do you have to be online? Greszler said.
My personal opinion is that, if you look at the science behind this, children are less affected by COVID-19 than even the seasonal flu, and they dont really seem to pass it on very much to older adults. And so I understand the concern of teachers who would be there, but I do think there are ways to safely mitigate the risks.
Paru Rellan said her 11-year-old son and 9-year-old daughter will be opting for the online-only version of Montgomery County public schooling for the year. Theyre entering the 4th and 6th grades, respectively.
Rellan said shes opting for distance learning because shes concerned about any potential long-term effects that COVID-19 may inflict if her kids get it.
The family has been home together since March 13, initially for a two-week period that has grown to four months and counting.
Davis and her husband are seriously considering a move to Nebraska for the year if their school in Virginia doesnt open up for full, in-person lessons, five days a week. She wont know for another week or so what the private, Lutheran school will do, but the public schools in Arlington County are only offering online classes.
So, the Daviss are actively looking at Plan B in Nebraska with fully open schools. The family is currently in Lincoln, Nebraska, at Daviss mothers house.
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Time to push for school choice. I bet private schools can offer better choices for families.
For anyone ......
Mark Levin with Thomas Sowell -— an extremely informative and well produced discussion of charter schools and education.
They can but they wont.
Most are under the thumb of the local government, and if not, too many are scared to do anything brave like open up normally.
Dont count on private. We know. There are too many people, period, infected with the liberal coward virus.
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Many minority kids dont have computers. Teachers have told me tbe schools wont give the kids computers to take home during covid as they would not get them back. Got packets.
Just mention that home schooling will include 1 hour of conservative talk radio everyday and see what happens.
COVID-19 While it is deadly, it does not really impact the kids that much. We are prolonging the process by flattening the curve. If we allowed everyone to get it by now, we would be over with this thing and achieve herd immunity.
“Davis and her husband are seriously considering a move to Nebraska for the year if their school in Virginia doesnt open up for full, in-person lessons, five days a week.”
How do they know how things will be in Nebraska in the fall?
You got it...My daughter is here from Mass...There all scared to death...the kids will not go to the pool because people are not wearing masks...
I bet they do not go to school...
Guess he got zot
Schools will fire back up. I wouldnt worry-
America has a the dual income family and feminism. No way schools will stay closed. Mom needs to to work and there is no extended family (granny is in the old folks home or the other side of the country, the all important career dictated this).
Soon everything will be back to normal at least in this aspect because we need a mass babysitting service for parents working, which entails: full day school, summer camps, before and after school programs, because this is best for the children!
MD ping. Monty Co subjects.
All the private schools in my area are filling up with waiting lists. Public schools all around not reopening, and the private schools are—at least somewhat.
Saw a bumper sticker the other day that said, “No, my child is NOT a joy to have in the classroom!”.
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