Mandated remote learning did not begin as an experiment. It was a reaction to an emergency to which no educator or administrator had a choice. This virus was not part of anyone’s plan, and it does not give a damn about normal. The real experiment is what many districts and communities are proposing for Fall 2020: To throw millions of children and adults into small rooms with a deadly and elusive virus, mix ’em around, and see what happens.

There are opinion pieces circulating about how remote learning is “not working”. Of course it is not working for many children…

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