School closures are hitting the most vulnerable children hardest

School closures are hitting the most vulnerable children hardest
9 April 2020 James O'Dowd
James O'Dowd
In Press

Since the coronavirus crisis hit home, and schools were forced to close, watching developments in the education sector has been concerning. 

Learning has had to adapt overnight, and teachers are doing their utmost to keep confused children engaged.  It becomes even more worrying, though, when we review how school closures are affecting young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. For some pupils, this is a time of pause and uncertainty at worst; for the less well-off, it’s dire straits… Read More.

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