Homeschool

(left clockwise) Daisy, Evie, Claire and Xylon Mason play a board game together at their home in Charles Town, W.Va. Games have been a major key to learning for the Mason children who are all homeschooled.
Courtesy Amy Mason

 


Concerns over coronavirus have schools in West Virginia closed until at least April 30. And in Jefferson County, schools are closed for the rest of the academic year. As a result, thousands of kids throughout the state are staying home and attending school in new ways.

West Virginia Public Broadcasting explored some of the resources available to help West Virginia’s kids and their families succeed.

West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

On this West Virginia Morning, we’ll discuss homeschooling challenges and resources, including questions some younger state residents might have.

West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

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