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Teaching Profession Letter to the Editor

The Human Cost of the Coronavirus

July 13, 2020 1 min read

To the Editor:

Thank you for the page of “Educators We’ve Lost to the Coronavirus” (April 3, 2020). It made me cry. It really puts a face on who and what has been lost during this pandemic. And it just seems to go on forever.

Many of these educators were retired but many were not. Young people with so much to offer and older people who had given so much. What a loss. Makes you stop and realize that this is much more than just an inconvenience.

Donna Marshall

Head of School

The Westview School

Houston, Texas

A version of this article appeared in the July 15, 2020 edition of Education Week as The Human Cost of the Coronavirus

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