In Their Own Words Princeton student on campus shutdown

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Jimin Kang is an international student at Princeton University. Instead of returning to her home in South Korea, she has chosen to stay behind as the university shuts down. Here's what life is like on campus now. Across the country, parents are also adjusting to a new normal. School and office closings mean that everyday education- and work-related activities, from business meetings to math lessons, now take place at home. As of March 19, at least 95,000 U.S. schools have been closed or are scheduled to close in response to the growing coronavirus outbreak, according to newspaper Education Week, affecting at least 43.9 million school students. Parents are finding out it’s possible to work remotely and stay productive while still being present for their kids. While colleges and universities are offering some classwork online, younger children may be home with a work packet. It’s up to parents to supervise and make sure the spelling drills get done.

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