“Jacob’s teacher, Dolores Morris, meets with her students each morning for an hour — Jacob’s only live video instruction, according to his mother. About 11 of the 26 students in the class attend daily, Ms. Morris said. A close look at these two very different first-grade classes in two of America’s largest cities shows how the coronavirus pandemic has done nothing to level the playing field of American education, and instead has widened the gaps that have always existed.” NYT: The Class Divide: Remote Learning at 2 Schools, Private and Public. This is exactly what I’m hearing from the team at 826 Valencia which is why I beseeched you to support them on Giving Tuesday. Donors Choose is also doing great work in this area. (The pandemic didn’t just expose our great divides. It’s expanding them.)