We teachers do a lot more than just impart academic content.

Read about just one of those additional things at Chalkbeat’s School closures meant 200K child mistreatment allegations went unreported in March and April, researchers estimate:

The numbers highlight “a hidden cost of school shutdowns,” write researchers Jason Baron, Ezra Goldstein, and Cullen Wallace. “When schools are not in session, whether for regularly scheduled breaks or in response to catastrophes, cases of child maltreatment are more likely to go unnoticed and unreported.”

So sad for the kids.