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Students struggle to adapt to remote learning schedule

Students struggle to adapt to remote learning schedule

Elizabeth Qian-Tsuchida December 4, 2020

A student sits at their dining room table and turns on their computer. Their microphone and headphones turn on as well. However, they are not planning to play a video game or go online shopping. Instead,...

The school remains mostly empty, but teachers have the option to work from the building, and students are able to pick up supplies with permission. (photo by Ian Dickerman)

Fleishman addresses return to in-person in exclusive Q&A

Jacob Zalis October 26, 2020

This interview has been edited for clarity and concision. Q: Do you expect that high schools will be back in-person by the end of the school year? A: We have a group right now that’s working very...

Textbooks and reading books line the SOA in preparation for the handout of these materials to students, which is still undetermined. (photo by Ian Dickerman)

Editorial: district's mishandling of reopening intensifies uncertainty for remote school year

The Newtonite September 16, 2020

Students are heading into what should be a fresh, new school year, yet looming overhead are concerns caused by the pandemic, which has created uncertainty and worry. The district’s mishandling of the...

Faculty members walk down the hallway towards the theatre entrance Wednesday, Sept. 9. (photo by Ian Dickerman)

District's reopening plan stirs up trouble with NTA

Maya Demissie September 16, 2020

The Newton Teachers’ Association (NTA) has expressed concerns and frustrations with the district’s efforts to reopen schools over what it says is a disregard for teacher health and lack of collaboration...

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