Parents turning to ‘pandemic pods’ and ‘microschools’

New models raise equity concerns 

WHEN NORTH ANDOVER SCHOOLS closed in March, Jennifer Quadrozzi’s family formed a quarantine pod with three other neighborhood families.  Quadrozzi’s seven-year-old daughter now had eight other children, ages two to nine, to play with. The kids would learn at their respective homes in the mornings, then play together in the afternoon.   Now, the families, who are worried about coronavirus exposure if their children return to school in person, have started talking about(...)

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