This op-ed was written by Rory Selinger, a 14-year-old high school student in New York State.
There are many things I miss about my pre-pandemic life. Attending school in person is not one of them.
I’m a very motivated high school student. I like school. But switching to online learning has been the best thing to happen to my education. It’s reduced the social pressure I feel taking exams, allowed me to get immediate feedback from teachers, and given me the freedom to embrace my own unique learning style.
One thing I hope people now realize is that education is…