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Why you should think twice before starting a 'pandemic pod' for your kids instead of school in the fall

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

As families weigh their children's schooling options for the fall, those who can afford it are considering forming "pandemic pods."
A pod is a small group of students that meets regularly with a private instructor and can cost anywhere from $60,000 to $125,000 for the year.
Education experts say there are drawbacks to the concept, including widening the divide between low- and high-income students, difficulties in finding a "one-size-fits-all" teacher, and developing backup plans if the private educator develops the coronavirus.
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