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Online Learning Was Supposed to Democratize Education. Coronavirus Shows It Hasn’t.

OneZero spoke to teachers worried about students being left behind

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OOne afternoon in March, dozens of teachers in central New Jersey hunkered down in a room to prepare for the inevitable. Campuses across the nation were shuttering like dominoes as the coronavirus spread farther…




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Sarah Emerson

Sarah Emerson

Staff writer at OneZero covering social platforms, internet communities, and the spread of misinformation online. Previously: VICE

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