DETROIT — Caitlin Reynolds, a single mom, was joyful that her son, L.J., was lastly settled into fourth grade after a rocky expertise final 12 months with distant studying.
Then, on Wednesday, Nov. 17, an announcement: Detroit public colleges would shut its lecture rooms each Friday in December. There could be digital college solely.
On Friday, a follow-up announcement: College was additionally canceled beginning that Monday, for the entire week of Thanksgiving. This time, there could be no on-line possibility.