We think strong cultural and community ties and a tradition of overcoming adversity are one reason [Black and Hispanic] communities are resilient. If you’re focusing on how much better other people are doing than you, it’s pretty hard to overcome adversity.
No country that has reopened schools so far has had the pandemic under such little control. That’s what’s complicating everything for schools.
It’s emergency education. [Efforts to continue classes online is] trying to provide at least some educational opportunity, but it’s nowhere near what kids were receiving in schools.