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How ‘pandemic pods’ could threaten traditional homeschools

Homeschool rates are on the rise in the US. Some experienced homeschoolers hope that growing the community could be a positive. Others are worried that new families might disrupt the system that has long worked. One issue is that new families might agree to stricter regulations, which could lead to […]
How ‘pandemic pods’ could threaten traditional homeschools
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A major Silicon Valley investor wants a teacher to set up a ‘microschool’ in his backyard — and he’s offering to beat whatever salary they’re making. He’ll also throw in a $2,000 Uber Eats gift card.

“Pandemic pods” have recently become a popular option for schooling in the fall as coronavirus cases surge and parents look to skirt both potentially unsafe classrooms and ineffective remote learning. Jason Calacanis, a top Silicon Valley investor, took to Twitter to say he was interested in creating a similar “microschool.” […]
A major Silicon Valley investor wants a teacher to set up a ‘microschool’ in his backyard — and he’s offering to beat whatever salary they’re making. He’ll also throw in a $2,000 Uber Eats gift card.