In March, life around the world changed dramatically. The coronavirus careened across the globe. Schools, stores, restaurants and offices closed; toilet paper grew scarce; masks became ubiquitous.
It’s now late September. As Rod Stewart sang in “Maggie May,” “I really should be back at school.” Many students are — sort of. In Westport, a hybrid model has elementary school youngsters splitting half days, middle and high schoolers splitting days of the week — though perhaps 10 percent have chosen to stay home permanently, learning online every day.