Even without a global pandemic, keeping children engaged and learning is no easy feat during the summer months.
But this year, Teach For America came up with a solution.
When schools closed down in March, many parents were worried about their children falling behind. Teach For America Detroit took the initiative to teach more than 500 Detroit students online
Jackson Brooks was just learning how to read when the schools shut down.
“I wanted to continue to reinforce things that he was learning from his regular teacher throughout the school years,” said Jasmine Brooks, his mother. “I was like yes. He’s absolutely got to be signed up. Me and his dad, we’re like he should do it.”
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