An unprecedented number of schools have been ordered to shut down in the midst of fears surrounding the novel coronavirus. Schools have been grappling with big questions around interrupted learning, access to remote learning opportunities, and the negative effects on students, especially those with disabilities or from low-income families.
Many school districts have set up meal services to provide aid to those families either through distribution sites or by bus route delivery. High school sports have either suspended their seasons or games have been played without fans, leaving many seniors in limbo during their final season.
See a collection of photos from around the country that capture some of the disruption these students, schools, and their families are experiencing.
A version of this article first appeared in the Full Frame blog.