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Connecticut needs equity in reopening of schools

Anyone who has watched or read the news in the last two months is aware that in Connecticut, racial and socioeconomic gaps in our state have been magnified by the COVID-19 crisis. As we have attempted to use distance learning in our districts, we learned that many students did not have computers, access points, or sufficient Wifi bandwidth to provide everyone in their houses with the ability to take advantage of this way of teaching.

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Returning to normal

How will consumers and companies react when restrictions are lifted? How fast will demand for goods and services return? Will they take a cautious wait-and-see approach or jump right back in? When will they feel like going to a movie, attending a concert or booking a flight? Their response will affect the speed at which our economy will recover.