WBEZ: Chicago Teachers Double As Tech Help For Hispanic Families

Nidia Carranza remembers standing outside a student’s house this fall to help his mother log in to Google classroom while her newborn baby waited in her car.

She’s a pre-K teacher at Marvin Camras Elementary School in Chicago’s Belmont Cragin neighborhood and is a first generation Mexican-American. During the pandemic she’s seen how Hispanic students and their families have struggled to participate in Chicago Public Schools’ remote learning plan.

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