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[KQED] Pandemic Schooling Is Overwhelming. Here’s How One School Lightened the Load | February 1, 2021

[KQED] Pandemic Schooling Is Overwhelming. Here’s How One School Lightened the Load | February 1, 2021

From personal health concerns to worries about students who’ve fallen off the grid, the toll of teaching during the coronavirus pandemic can be immense. Many educators say their schools have done little to lighten the load. Not everywhere, though. In a MindShift survey this fall, some of our newsletter subscribers described structural changes at their schools that were making the year more manageable, such as shorter class periods or having one day per week devoted to teacher planning.