Amid virus, uncertainty, parents decide how to school kids

  • Michael Curtis gets help putting on his mask from his father Richard Curtis before entering Alcoa Elementary School Wednesday morning in Alcoa Tenn. (Scott Keller/The Daily Times via AP)

  • Wearing a mask and face guard as protection against the spread of COVID-19, Garland Independent School District custodian Camelia Tobon wipes down a table in the library at Stephens Elementary School in Rowlett, Texas, Wednesday. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Joshua Claybourn is leaning toward sending his kindergarten daughter to in-person classes at a private school next month. Holly Davis’ sixth-grade daughter will learn online, though the family has not yet decided what to do for school for a teenage daughter who requires special accommodations for hearing problems and dyslexia and another who’s starting college.