In-school or at-home learning: Parents face a tough question

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 14, 2020 4:00 AM CT | Published: July 14, 2020 4:00 AM CT
<strong>State Rep. Antonio Parkinson (center, shown March 13 at a press conference of elected officials and community leaders to address the coronavirus pandemic) last week asked parents on his Facebook page about their back-to-school plans. The comments, he said, show&nbsp;</strong><strong>&ldquo;that there&rsquo;s a lot of concern out there, number one. It also shows how important this situation is to parents, keeping their kids safe.&rdquo;</strong>&nbsp;(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

State Rep. Antonio Parkinson (center, shown March 13 at a press conference of elected officials and community leaders to address the coronavirus pandemic) last week asked parents on his Facebook page about their back-to-school plans. The comments, he said, show “that there’s a lot of concern out there, number one. It also shows how important this situation is to parents, keeping their kids safe.” (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian file)

They have until Saturday, July 18, to decide whether their children return to Shelby County Schools’ buildings or stay home to learn with the aid of a school-issued laptop or tablet.

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Linda A. Moore covers education, South Memphis and Whitehaven. A native of South Memphis, Linda has covered news in Memphis and Shelby County for more than 20 years and was formerly a reporter with The Commercial Appeal.


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