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Children sidelined as schools tap brakes on in-class sessions

7 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

America's schools are in trouble.
There may be no other sector of American life where the secondary effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are being more keenly felt.
Massachusetts, with a patchwork of remote, hybrid and in-person learning and frequently canceled classes due to a handful of cases in a district, is no exception. And despite the urging of public health experts and government officials that risks to and from school-age children are manageable, and that educational disparities are ballooning for vulnerable populations, things show no signs of improving going into a long New England...
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