The Endless Perils of Living in a Swing State

The third grader and first grader who live in my house are still in virtual school, which has given them the opportunity, after spending their entire lives having their parents tell them they are not supposed to look at screens all day, to be legally required look at screens all day. At the end of another day of obvious failure to teach, over Zoom, the basic social skills a six-year-old needs to survive and…