Quote of the Day | March 29, 2020

“Many kids can do a lot online. The concern is access. A lot of kids may not have access to a computer or access to the internet. And even if students do have access, we have IEPs (Individual Education Programs), we have ELL (English Language Learners) students … And the access isn’t just internet, it’s access also to an adult who can help them.”

-Akela Leach, a fifth grade teacher at Tulsa’s Lanier Elementary, speaking about the pivot to distance learning [Tulsa World]


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