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Pandemic 360

Pandemic 360

A comprehensive look at COVID-19's impact on school communities

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Students, parents and experts in NYC and Newark weigh in on mental health in schools

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Para estos estudiantes, el dolor de la pandemia resultó en activismo. Esto es lo que dicen que debería pasar ahora. 

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For these students, pandemic pain gave rise to activism. Here’s what they say should happen now.

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Esta nativa de Newark vio la necesidad tener maestros de educación especial bilingües. Y regresó a casa para responder al llamado.

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This Newark native saw a need for bilingual special education teachers. She moved back home to answer the call.

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‘Reconstruir nuestro sentido de comunidad’: Una escuela de Brooklyn busca encontrar alegría y conexión después de un año devastador

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‘How do we rebuild a sense of community?’ A Brooklyn school seeks to find joy and connection after a devastating year

As COVID-19 infection rates plummet, P.S. 89 is grappling with how to fully reopen schools while addressing students’ emotional wounds and learning gaps.

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“Fue un caos”: Una madre de Newark reflexiona acerca de sobrevivir COVID, el aprendizaje virtual y mucho más

La experiencia de su familia es un ejemplo de cómo los maestros de la escuela Roseville guiaron a los estudiantes y a sus padres esa primavera mientras las familias navegaban por el aprendizaje virtual y también enfrentaban obstáculos.

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‘Literally chaos’: A Newark mom reflects on surviving COVID, virtual learning and more

A Newark family’s experience exemplifies how Roseville educators guided students and parents as families navigated virtual learning while grappling with illness and other obstacles.

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Las escuelas y las familias sobrevivieron este año juntas. ¿Durará esta colaboración?

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Schools and families weathered the pandemic together. Will the partnership last?

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‘It was a roller coaster’: A job running a Brooklyn after-school program transformed into triage during the pandemic

Schools like P.S. 89 serve as safety nets for families by forging bonds with community organizations. But those needs took on a new urgency during COVID.

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‘Fue una montaña rusa’: Dirigir un programa extraescolar en Brooklyn se transformó en un triaje durante la pandemia

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Despite loss and loneliness, the year was anything but ‘lost’ this NYC math teacher says

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‘Una gran familia’: How WhatsApp helped a small Brooklyn school remain a big family in the face of isolation and grief 

WhatsApp became a lifeline for the largely Spanish-speaking families of P.S. 89. Here’s how parents used it to connect the Brooklyn school community amid COVID.

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A pesar de la pérdida y la soledad, el año fue todo menos “perdido”, dice esta maestra de matemáticas de NYC

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