Patrick O’Donnell, correspondent at The 74, visited East Academy on the second day of school and spoke with staff and parents about the school reopening which include three learning options for families: Traditional (5 days at school), Online (5 days at home), and Hybrid (mixed).
Dr. Sheila L. Sherman is quoted, “We know we have diverse needs among our families…by offering these three modalities, we put the decision in the parents’ hands.”
The article features photos and focuses on the Traditional option which about one-third of students have selected so far this school year. Parents are quoted about the reasons they have chosen this option–a preference for in-person learning and the need to work outside the home.
Read the full article: Giving Parents Choices as Pandemic Continues