The people who suffer the most in disasters big and small are often those with the least agency: children.
‘How do we rebuild a sense of community?’ A Brooklyn school seeks to find joy and connection after a devastating year
As COVID-19 infection rates plummet, P.S. 89 is grappling with how to fully reopen schools while addressing students’ emotional wounds and learning gaps.
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Schools like P.S. 89 serve as safety nets for families by forging bonds with community organizations. But those needs took on a new urgency during COVID.
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