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The back-to-school survey also revealed some of the challenges facing parents as they struggle to hold down a job while sending their kids to school in an uncertain time. Forty-five per cent of parents said they don’t have a plan if their child has to return home as a result of COVID-19.
Adrienne Revane has been struggling with tough decisions about work and school since early September when she came down with a sinus infection. The mom of three, including students in Grades 7 and 9, is accustomed to sinus infections and blamed the poor air quality in the Kootenays for her illness.
“I chose to keep my kids home from school while waiting for the results of a COVID test,” she said...Read More