Private School Has Advantages, But Still Faces Challenges in Preparing for New Year

Jul 30, 2020

The new academic year is scheduled to start within the next few weeks. Public school leaders are grappling with how to bring kids back to the classroom safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. What about smaller, private schools. Is their job easier?

WSIU's Brad Palmer talked to Carbondale New School director and lead teacher Kathy Compton about how her school – an independent, not-for-profit private school for students from Pre-K through 8th grade-- is getting ready for the start of the new year.