Monday, January 11, 2021

‘No Going Back’ From Remote and Hybrid Learning, Districts Say

Education Week reports:
Many teachers hate it. Millions of parents find it exhausting. A growing body of evidence suggests it has contributed to students falling significantly behind. Regardless, livestreamed remote instruction is set to remain a significant part of K-12 education, long after the coronavirus pandemic is finally under control. “There’s no going back now,” said Pedro Martinez, superintendent of the 49,000-student public school system in San Antonio, Texas, where voters recently approved a $90 million bond to pay for new technology–including cameras and microphones that will be used to broadcast teachers working from their classrooms into the homes of thousands of students learning remotely across the city.
Are the government schools giving up on the children? Now is the time to consider other alternatives, like the Ron Paul homeschool curriculum.