WEST CHESTER, Pa. – Schools have been making big changes because of the pandemic — and so have parents.
As many of the country’s largest school districts plan to keep classes online in the fall, some parents are splitting the cost of a tutor and forming small groups of children dubbed ‘pods’ to supplement online learning.
Kristin Austin is a mom from a Philadelphia suburb who also happens to work in higher education. She’s among many parents trying it out.
“Our plan is to pod learn with two to three other families, five to six kids total,” said