This story was reported with support from the William and Flora Hewitt Foundation.
As New York City plans to reopen its public schools on Sept. 13, worries about how children will re-adjust to in-person learning has raised concerns among many Haitian-American parents.
A lack of socialization opportunities tops the list for many parents. Other concerns include inconsistent virtual learning that may cause children to regress, inadequate technology access, language barriers and a lack of proper supervision or child care when parents must work. Educators said much more needs to be done to bring the children up to speed.
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