Philly Schools Forbid Graded ‘Remote Instruction’ During Shutdown for Equity Concerns

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
The Philadelphia Tribune

The School District of Philadelphia will not allow teachers to do “remote instruction” with students while schools are closed during the coronavirus outbreak, according to a letter sent to principals Tuesday night. Because the district cannot ensure equal access to technology among students, it’s barring individual schools from providing graded virtual instruction.

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