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Editorial: Students feel pressure when they're forced to learn at home instead of at school


Ethan, 5, practices his letters while participating in his kindergarten class remotely in the kitchen of his Chicago home. 

“NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” broadcast a remarkable series this week about the effects of the pandemic on young people.

“Kids Under Pressure” comes on the heels of Centers for Disease Control guidelines released last week that conclude reopening schools is safe for children and teachers.

James Bennett is Executive Editor. Contact him at 256-235-3540 or