No snow days, more sleep and mental health check-ins: The future of schools


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Students are returning to schools amid another spike in COVID-19 cases and a heated debate over mask mandates. But even as more kids return to traditional classroom environments, experts say the pandemic has already changed the education landscape forever. In this episode of What Could Be, Josh Robin talks with Liz Willen, editor in chief of the education news site The Hechinger Report about the future of virtual school; mental health check-ins; and why weather-related days off may be a thing of the past. Plus, a debunked prediction about the future of writing instruments.

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