Schools across the country have flip-flopped between in-person and remote learning — and that instability is taking a toll on students' ability to learn and their mental health.
The big picture: While companies were able to set long timelines for their return, schools — under immense political and social strain — had to rush to figure out how to reopen. The cobbled-together approach has hurt students, parents and teachers alike.
President Trump has not laid out an economic agenda for his second term, despite the election being just eight days away.
Why it matters: This is unprecedented in modern presidential campaigns, and makes it harder for undecided voters to make an informed choice.