School districts across the country are in an unprecedented situation. They face the challenge of educating millions of children at home. This obstacle has highlighted the divide between wealthy and poorer districts. While some districts prepared to give students Chromebooks this week, Shaxi Ortiz picked up worksheets and reading materials from a Camden elementary school for her two daughters.
“I only have one computer,” said Ortiz, as she left the Wiggins School on Tuesday with Shaxielys, a second grader, and Jeanielys, a kindergartner. “If they both need to go online, what would I do?”
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