Public School Pandemic Decline Leads to Rise in Parent-Formed Microschools
Susan Berry, The Star News Network
School closures, COVID mandates, and district struggles to provide adequate remote
learning platforms for students have led parents, and some teachers, to think outside the box to create their own private “microschools” that provide individualized learning and flexibility. Microschools had been gradually becoming popular prior to the pandemic. Parents also form "learning pods” in which they together bought a curriculum and met in their homes.