Risman: A new Works Progress Administration could create ‘learning pods’ for all schoolchildren

We are facing so many crises all at the same time. COVID-19 cases are again rising statewide, a pandemic of racial oppression has spawned an uprising in our city as well as around the globe, and sky-high unemployment rates threaten the stability of Illinois families. But our most immediate crisis is what to do with the kids this fall. Chicago Public Schools are starting the year online entirely, perhaps offering a hybrid model in the next quarter. Can this really work — for children and for their parents? (Cap Gazette)

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