The COVID-19 coronavirus has forced schools around the country to close their doors; how can educators ensure that children receive a quality education in their homes? How should parents balance work and caretaking, limit screen time for their children, and choose family activities in the coming months?

In this special episode, Naomi and Ian discuss how the coronavirus is impacting child welfare in the US. They provide thoughts on what families and educators can do to get ahead of this crisis and ensure that American children continue to learn and grow as they spend time at home.

Show Notes:
– How Public Prep is responding to COVID-19 (0:57)
– DeBlasio’s slow response, and schools as social welfare organizations (2:22)
– How to structure childrens’ days for online learning (4:35)
– Intentional and edifying family activities (9:04)
– Supporting vulnerable populations (12:13)

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