More than half of public schools around the country are back to full time in-person classes. But many school districts still are using distance or hybrid learning, and there are many questions ahead about what it will take to reopen more fully in the coming months. Read more>
COVID is Gen Z’s “Where were you when the world stopped?” moment. Has it inspired them to do something different in life? What lessons have they taken from living through a pandemic? We gave our PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs kids an assignment: a video diary on how they feel now about a post-COVID future. Read more.
From gaining a better understanding of themselves and learning lifelong lessons to struggling with their mental health and education, teens are creating a new normal as they attend online school and grow accustomed to a pandemic that has forced them to see more of family and less of friends and teachers. READ MORE