There are not enough people willing to put their health on the line for what are essentially poverty wages for a family of four or more, to care for and possibly educate other peoples’ children as substitute teachers

Keywords: contributors , opinion , coronavirus , coronavirus school reopenings

Our economy shut down when schools shut down. It became more visible how schools serve as community centers for social services including access to food, to child care, to health services, along with their primary mission of leading students to learn to read, write, solve mathematical problems, investigate like scientists and to become our future citizens.

https://bangordailynews.com/2020/09/08/opinion/contributors/schools-are-part-of-our-common-good
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Not only can I not go on campus for wifi right now, but the entirety of my education lifeline now depends on the internet

Keywords: apartment, balance, connection, coronavirus, COVID-19, essential worker, internet, living alone, modem, professor, student, wasteland, web, wifi, zoom

Let this be a message to professors. We are trying our best. Sometimes situations make it hard for us to do our best work. I hope professors are able to recognize that and forget this semester.