Online Classes in Southern Brazil, While Northeastern Brazil Lacks Food

If on the one hand the city of Blumenau chose the internet, its neighboring city Joinville uses local FM radio as an alternative. At pre-set times, students can tune into the radio station, and listen to the lessons.

BRASÍLIA - While a number of southern Brazilian cities like Blumenau, Joinville, and Curitiba are providing online classes for the public broadcasting network, in Teresina, Piauí, children "have nowhere to live nor what to eat".

The City of Blumenau, Santa Catarina, last week started distance learning activities for 'all' children and adolescents enrolled in the municipal school system. The measure aims to complete the 2020 school calendar, hampered by the coronavirus pandemic. The same happens with cities regarded as wealthy in Southern Brazil, such as Joinville (Santa Catarina) and Curitiba, capital of Paraná.

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