As local schools are making decisions about how to move forward with student instruction this fall, local businesses also have decisions to make regarding their working parents. School Decisions test employers
Businesses have shared with the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce that they are concerned about maintaining adequate staffing given the challenges that are facing parents, said Natalie English, president and CEO of the chamber in an email Thursday.
“Unfortunately, the COVID-19 pandemic and efforts to contain it have had serious consequences on our economy, business world, and education system. Core elements of our lives were reshaped almost overnight, as were the ways we think about the very nature of work and education,” English said. School Decisions test emp
New Hanover County Schools has decided to operate on an alternating three-week schedule for K-12 students, with two weeks of virtual instruction and one week of in-class learning. Parents also have a choice to have their children on a full virtual school option.