Philadelphia schools forbid graded ‘remote instruction’ during shutdown for equity concerns
The School District of Philadelphia will not allow teachers to do “remote instruction” with students while schools are closed during the coronavirus outbreak. Because the district cannot ensure equal access to technology among students, it’s barring individual schools from providing graded virtual instruction. Superintendent William Hite said teachers cannot require students to do work remotely or grade them on that work.
Philly schools forbid graded ‘remote instruction’ during shutdown for equity concerns