‘You feel the risk of your decision no matter what’: How parents feel about the return to school

SourceCNBC
SectorEducation
CountryMiddle east

Pupils wearing facemasks arrive to attend classes at Moor End Academy in Huddersfield, northern England on September 11, 2020.OLI SCARFF | AFP | Getty ImagesLONDON — After months out of school, children around the world are returning to the classroom. And while parents feel it's best for their kids, shaking those first-day nerves has been a challenge. Homeschooling has been the norm for many families over the last five months, as a lot of schools only stayed open to the children of key workers, due to the coronavirus pandemic.Gillian Harvey, a writer who lives in a small town near Limoges in France, said that she was initially nervous about her five children returning to school."I made sure I told them all the facts properly before they went back, but also that they ...read more...