Just over half of Philadelphia students participating in school online, early data says - WHYY

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The Philadelphia school district says just over half of its students are logging in to online classes since teachers talk started taking attendance last week a one of these Mike DiNardo reports fifty seven percent of students have logged into online classes according to preliminary figures presented to the school board forty eight percent of elementary school students and seventy three percent of middle and high school students have been present for class but the district chief of staff Naomi Wyatt told the board the numbers don't fully represent who's present for class because there are other ways to take attendance including by text phone call sending pictures of work we're entering the Google classroom the district has loaned out eighty four thousand Chromebooks to about two thirds of its student body as for

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