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Apps to help your child stay safe while learning virtually

Parents are scrambling to get their kids, and computers, ready for online learning.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Families are starting school next week and a lot of kids will be learning virtually at home. Many parents also working from home and supervising that online activity is going to be challenging.

“I am as ready as I am going to be,” said Shalan Fry, a mom of two girls. 

Fry is taking online learning in Union County seriously.  Fry set up a classroom at home.  The kids are in middle school and high school and there will be a lot of screen time, more so than usual for that age. It’s a concern for her and other parents who may be distracted with their own work at home schedule.

“I lock it down, and we are talking about adding another layer, an app called Bark as an extra measure of safety,” she

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