Outside – Krista Langlois
As a new school year begins, the state of American education is uncertain. Some schools have insisted on reopening, with mixed results, others are sticking with remote learning, while still others are offering a hybrid of the two. And even in places where in-person classes are happening, many parents are choosing to keep their kids home or creating “learning pods” with other families. All of which means that caregivers are once again facing the impossible task of acting as parent, breadwinner, and teacher—all at once.