Educators are discussing providing everything from social-emotional support to diagnostic testing as ways to ease students back into the classroom when they eventually return from months of social isolation, personal losses and other possible stresses.
But efforts to reacclimate students will also likely last beyond the pandemic, with many educators foreseeing parents will expect practices put in place now to become long-term changes. Others are saying embracing these shifts will be necessary for traditional schools to compete with, or at least survive amid, charter and private schools.
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