The new normal

The New Normal

As schools across the country shut down, students and administrators try their best to adapt to working from home in uncertain times.
Published: April 21, 2020

Coronavirus has directly impacted the Karp family. They are adapting to what they call a “New Normal.”

As the Assistant Superintendent for the Merrick School District in Long Island, New York, Jill Karp is involved in the decision-making process for how the district is going to run remotely. Working from home, Karp has a new work environment that includes taking care of her two college-age children who are both working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jonah is a broadcast and digital journalism  senior at Syracuse University. Coming home early has forced him to start his job search sooner than he originally anticipated.

 

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is a television, radio and film freshman at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. She is a News Correspondent and Weather Anchor for CitrusTV, Syracuse University’s student-run television station. Emily is also the Events Chair for Women in Communications, a Newhouse affiliated professional organization that empowers women entering the workforce.