Capital City Parent

Back-and-forth over back to school

Parents weigh the pros and cons of returning to classrooms

By Lana Shovlin

I vividly remember that early afternoon on March 13, 2020, when my children walked home from school for the final time. I watched as they slowly ambled down the sidewalk and up our driveway, weighed down by book bags that had been stuffed to the brim with the entire contents of their desks and crinkled artwork that had been hastily pulled from the school hallways...