Growing Up in Santa Cruz, January 2021, Education, “Face to Face,” by Jeanette Prather.
It is safe to say that the domino effect of having schools halt in-person education for the majority of 2020 has been … disruptive. Parents, students, school faculty and anyone who has a concept of what it takes to educate youth understands the complexity of “the system.” Demonstrating an admirable resilience in the face of a pandemic, students have adapted and adjusted to the times, and teachers have shown that their valiant efforts and unwavering passion can and will educate children across many platforms and over a variety of wavelengths. So, when it was announced that schools and small cohorts were allowing in-person education, following specific and rigid guidelines, it’s not surprising that most private and public schools jumped at the opportunity. Read more