‘Kids are broken’ with online teaching as Hong Kong upsets parents with early school break

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By Farah Master HONG KONG (Reuters) -Insurance agent Emily Kwong, 30, is struggling to home-school her five-year-old daughter and is worried she has learned nothing due to Hong Kong’s strict COVID-19 restrictions that have forced toddlers and teens into online classes. New plans to close schools early in March are “disturbing the whole year”, Kwong said, echoing concerns from parents and teachers in the global financial hub worried about their children’s mental health and education. “Just with the iPAD, the Zoom, for the whole two years… next year she will be in Year 1, and she will have lea…

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