Why learning isn’t the most important thing kids lost during the pandemic
The last 12 months have been a furious, unrelenting assault on the senses. In March 2020, in what seemed like the blink of an eye, the in-person school year was first suspended, and then abruptly canceled. Many children from historically marginalized communities simply failed to appear online, their absence pointing to enduring, systemic inequities in our school systems. Only a few months later, as our collective sense of dislocation grew increasingly taut and unbearable, George Floyd was killed in Minnesota, setting off months of some of the largest protests in U.S. history.
Published at Fri, 23 Apr 2021 18:55:03 +0000
Article source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/education/2021/04/23/why-learning-isnt-most-important-thing-kids-lost-during-pandemic/