American Consequences - September 2020

SCHOOL'S IN! S ummer’s fading, and fall is creeping in. The first few crisp nights of the season trigger the practically primordial

nervous back-to-school feeling... When it dips below 75 on an early September evening in Washington, D.C., I reach for a jacket for the first time in months and instinctively flinch at the thought that I haven’t finished my summer reading for Mr. Coffin’s 10th grade English class. Some things never change... But, as we all keep hearing these days, a lot of things may never be the same. Even so, all across the country, school – such as it is – is back in session... technically. Or, in many cases, technically

not... The hygienically defensible substitutes for school that students



September 2020

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