I’ll give you the answer right here: because most parents are not certified teachers! As you well know, kids everywhere are home from school due to widespread school district closings for what is projected to be weeks. That puts parents everywhere in the, momentarily fun, but uncomfortable position of having to be parents, teachers, gym coaches. Insert here all of the standard parent comments about new math vs. old math and you’ve found the primary root of the problem.
I went to Whole Foods to grab some fresh fruit for the kids yesterday morning. I arrived at 8:15 am in the hopes of beating any shelf clearing behaviors and, let's be honest, to avoid other people. When I arrived, the store manager was posted in the doorway informing everyone, in a friendly manner, that we had to wait until 9 am because until then shopping was reserved for people 60 years of age or older. I didn't see a single soul argue with this new policy for the simple fact that it seemed like the right thing to do.
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