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Story Publication logo April 5, 2021

Public vs. Private: A Mother’s Tale of Two Schools

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A mother of two with one child in private school on a scholarship and one in public school observes that there is a world of difference between what each child is experiencing this year. While her daughter has support, resources and regular meetings with teachers and tutors, her son is struggling, and calls for help have not been answered. Since this interview, the differences have become even sharper — the private school has reopened for in-person classes and San Francisco’s public schools remain closed. 

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