Wednesday, September 9, 2020

“This model is going to be unique, because it’s a learning model”

From the Milford Daily News, articles of interest for Franklin:  

"As students prepare to spend at least part of their week this fall learning remotely, many families are faced with a practical problem they’ve been wrestling with since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Someone needs to watch their children from the same side of the computer screen during the work day.

School systems in Milford, Franklin and three other communities have teamed up with the local YMCA to offer that opportunity.

“We’ve been able to work with the town, as well as the youth center and the YMCA, to provide a low-cost child care option for families, to be open throughout the school year,” Milford Superintendent of Schools Kevin McIntyre said. “We know that child care is going to be one of the biggest challenges.”

For reference, the press release from the Hockomock YMCA

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