Learning Curve – Resources

A NC counselor gives advice for high schoolers on enduring the coronavirus-era virtual classroom. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
What Parents of High Schoolers Need to Know About The Pandemic Classroom

A NC counselor with the nonprofit Communities in Schools talks ways to ensure high schoolers don’t get lost in a coronavirus-era classroom.

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5 Tips on How to Help Children Emotionally During this Pandemic

Emily King, a child psychologist in Raleigh, offers advice on how NC parents can help children navigate this pandemic school year.

The author, Sue Wasserman, holding the sign, with 'The Pod Squad,' her attempt to launch a small learning pod in western NC. (Image submitted by Sue Wasserman)
I Tried to Lead a NC Learning Pod. This Is How It All Went Wrong.

With the coronavirus shuttering schools across the state, a NC writer talks about her rocky experience leading ‘The Pod Squad.’

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New Guidelines Exclude Paid Leave for Parents Who Keep Their Kids Out of In-Person Schooling

"This is going to affect the people who have immunocompromised family members at home, immunocompromised kids themselves, people who work in health care and other high-risk industries. Those are going to be the people most affected by this restrictive interpretation."