On this edition of Your Call, we'll find out how families and educators are preparing for another semester of remote learning. Here in California, as cases continue to rise, 90 percent of K-12 schools will operate remotely.
Parents across the country are creating “education pods” for their kids, but some public education advocates warn that will widen disparities among low-income students. What would an equitable remote learning environment look like?
Mari Villaluna, member of SF Families Union, a multiracial family-led organization
Tara Ramos, SFUSD teacher and organizer with Teachers 4 Social Justice
NY Times, Clara Totenberg Green: The Latest in School Segregation: Private Pandemic ‘Pods’
Oaklandside, Ashley McBride: ‘Pandemic pods’ gain popularity in Oakland, with questions about learning equity
CalMatters, Heather Hough: Students can learn during school closures, but a new approach is needed for distance learning
BuzzFeed News, Caroline O’Donovan: Back To School: Teachers Are Ready To Quit Rather Than Put Their Lives At Risk