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Backyard learning pods

Backyard learning pods

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Parents are getting desperate. School is starting in a few weeks and, as of now, most Southland counties will open up with “virtual learning.”

With so many parents working from home, those with resources are rushing to hire tutors to create what are being called learning pods. But for many, that is not an option financially.

LA Times staff writer Nina Agrawal is following the story.