Why Families are Switching to Private Schools as Coronavirus Continues

Before the coronavirus crisis, a private school education wasn’t something Jennifer Clayton would have considered for her son, Robbie, 6.

Clayton, 43, works in a restaurant in the small town of Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey. Her husband, Joe, is a retired marine. They are not the typical private school family.

But when their local public school went online in the spring, managing her son’s school day meant Clayton could not go to work.

The public school had planned to be hybrid in the fall, with a combination of in-person and online classes, however “at the very last minute, the township went all virtual,” Clayton said. “I had a slight nervous breakdown.”

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