Our government is eager to get people back to work. And for a lot of families, that means putting economically disadvantaged kids living in pandemic hot zones in unsafe classrooms. Here’s one New Orleans teacher’s account of fighting to keep her students safe.
The writer, a Chicagoan with deep ties to the Seventh Ward as a veteran inner-city teacher, neighbor, and mother, was always regarded as a Yank. Until Katrina hit, and all the rules changed.