Maria Libby

Among the many drastic measures Maine has taken in the last week in the effort to contain the spread of coronavirus is the closing of K-12 schools. Top Maine educators discuss the challenges ahead with adjusting to online learning and addressing the needs of Maine children — including providing school meals.

For students, snow days are a time to forget about learning. For parents, snow days can be a childcare headache. For teachers and administrators, snow days can wreak havoc on lesson plans. We’ll discuss the impact of snow days and what some school districts are proposing to lessen the impact of days away from school.