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Philly’s Adjustment to Virtual Learning
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Philly’s Adjustment to Virtual Learning

by Sunny Morgan Philadelphia— In cities across the country, students and teachers have been getting acclimated to the current reality that is virtual learning. While many students have adjusted well, others have had roadblocks. Many families reside in households without accessible computers or access to internet altogether. The School District of Philadelphia, like many, have programs to loan Chromebook computers to any student who needs it. The internet issue in Philadelphia, however, hasn’t been fully resolved for those who may not be able to afford it. Comcast says they are offering their Internet Essentials program for free to “eligible new customers.” Eligible residents get 60 days of free access to the web. For those who are not eligible for programs like this, the options bec...
Life During COVID-19 in Philadelphia
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Life During COVID-19 in Philadelphia

a Photo Essay by Tyler Jefferson Phase 1 Phase 1 (Late March): With the rise of COVID-19 cases, restrictions were put in place to reduce the spread. Masks were required, and Philadelphia residents were placed under a citywide curfew. Only essential businesses could operate. Colleges and universities were forced to hold classes online. The city became a desolate landscape.  Phase 2 Phase 2 (Late May – June): In response to the brutal killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor by police, the country erupted in protests. There was a nation-wide uprising  to fight against police brutality. Phase 3 Phase 3 (Mid-June): When we seemed to “flatten the curve” with COVID-19, Philadelphia residents emerged to a city operating under a new world order. Altho...
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