How students across the country have adjusted to one year of remote learning

Reporters discuss stories they covered in which students and teachers had to transition to a new remote learning classroom experience


We spoke with three reporters who covered the ways their communities adopted to a unique school year. Both teachers and students have found creative methods to stay engaged virtually.

In Maine, a teacher at Farwell Elementary school in Lewiston helped her students prepare to publish two books that are partially inspired by the pandemic.

A nonprofit organization in Louisville, Kentucky, partnered with a Baptist church to try and help raise the local graduation rate for high school students in their community during the pandemic.

In Linwood, Kansas, a teacher won a national competition to be part of an International Space Station experiment.

Hear these three stories in the video above.

In each episode, “Field Notes” brings you a handful of stories about how coronavirus has impacted real people across the United States, and you can hear more about what it’s like to cover the pandemic from the local news teams that are committed to keeping you informed, no matter what.