President-elect Biden’s COVID checklist: Get Americans to wear masks as a patriotic duty, vaccinate 50 million people and reopen the majority of schools by the end of April.
Why it matters: The remote learning adopted by many of America’s biggest school districts has been a disaster for students and parents alike.
Other countries have prioritized keeping schools and child care open, but not the U.S.
As of October, “74% of the 100 largest school districts … chose remote learning only as their back-to-school instructional model, affecting over 9 million students,” per EdWeek.
This put unprecedented stress on working parents, particularly working moms.
Keep reading the breakdown. There is little to nothing there that a functional adult couldn’t have figured out back in March or earlier.