SCHOOLS: The community provides thoughts on schooling during the pandemic

The Enterprise collected a sample of comments from locals who responded to its school survey. (Enterprise/File)

Nearly 300 people responded to the online survey conducted by the Malheur Enterprise regarding education, kids and local schools.

Respondents were invited to leave a comment as they finished the survey. Here is a sampling of their remarks:

On learning at home:

•Distance learning is setting our children behind and will make it difficult for them to ever be able to catch up.

•Online schooling is NOT working!! Let them back in the classrooms! They are emotional, confused, behind in ability now.

•I HATE how she is forced to do online learning. She doesn't learn anything from this.

•Having a kindergartener on a . . .