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Consider This: Why Some Black And Hispanic Parents Want To Keep Remote Learning08:55


As the risk from COVID-19 declines, many public school students and parents in Boston are embracing the return of in-person learning. But for some parents of color, remote learning is a matter of keeping their students psychologically safe.

A recent survey by the Boston Public Schools found that more than half of Black families would likely send their child to a virtual school next fall. Forty-seven percent of Hispanic families said the same thing. Just 15 percent of white families showed a high level of interest.

Consider This co-host Paris Alston speaks with WGBH education reporter Meg Woolhouse, who has been following the story.

This segment aired on June 14, 2021.