The 2019-2020 school year was a year that we will remember for the rest of our lives — and not in the way we expected. In early 2020, the COVID-19 (or coronavirus) epidemic in Wuhan, China, grew into a pandemic affecting every person on the planet.
“Don’t it always seem to go, that you don’t know what you’ve got, till it’s gone,” wrote Joni Mitchell in her song “Big Yellow Taxi.” Perhaps the students of Alameda Unified School District (AUSD) and elsewhere, are beginning to realize that they might not have known what they had — and now it’s
As we shelter in place, we must remember we are not alone. It takes all doing their part to continue forward in these trying times. We must support, however we can, those on the front line of this global pandemic: health care providers, first responders and scientists.