Follow Us

Baltimore Brew: City Schools Purchases 12,000 Chromebooks and 14,000 Chargers

“Zach Taylor, speaking on behalf of the Baltimore Teachers Union, asked the board to push for the school year to be shortened by five days – from 180 to 175 – so as not to burn out teachers in late June.

Teachers normally work nights and weekends, grading and lesson-planning, he said. But during the pandemic, when everyone is at home, “the boundaries between working and not working have blurred even further.”

After working straight through spring break to prepare for remote teaching, teachers are “fried,” “stressed” and “overload[ed],” he said”.

Click here to read the entire article