It is wise of District 186, and other area school districts, to offer parents the option of sending their children back to real classrooms with in-person teachers. If a few families try it and it works, that will help convince others to try it later. Families lacking home child care options may be the first to go to school, but that may be all right. Child care, both at school and at home, becomes more important than ever. Volunteers, churches, paid caregivers and policy makers all need to step up to help parents and teachers take care of the children. –Fletcher Farrar, editor and CEO

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