April 10, 2020

'Herculean task': Chicago public schools scramble to launch online classes

Read the entire article by Brendan O'Brien on Reuters.

During a typical school day at Chicago’s Benito Juarez Community Academy, James Klock’s high-school students can be found splicing and connecting wiring, getting the hands-on experience needed to become skilled electricians.

The coronavirus pandemic has changed all that.

Beginning Monday, Klock will have to teach his budding electricians online, forcing them to learn by watching, not doing, with their tools and equipment locked away in a shuttered classroom - but that depends on internet access.

To read the complete article, visit Reuters.