NSBA’s Guide to Operating Schools in a Pandemic

“Perhaps no public service shutdown has affected other enterprises more than the mass closures of K-12
public schools associated with the coronavirus pandemic. When K-12 school districts nationwide closed
buildings and moved instruction online in the spring of 2020, American life changed. Teachers, students,
and their families were asked to support the online learning effort, and employers were asked to adjust
for employees whose children were learning from home. Families struggled to support their learners.
Many of them faced extra challenges like limited technology access, limited supports for students
with disability-related needs, and limited time given other demands like working and caring for family
members.” Below is the link to the NSBA Guide