ICYMI: The complete COVID Kids series

News Photo by Darby Hinkley Cole Rushing, 11, of Alpena, swings on the monkey bars last week at the Kiwanis Kiddie Park in Alpena.

ALPENA — For several weeks, The News interviewed parents, kids, educators, and other experts and reviewed data to determine the possible affects the coronavirus pandemic could have on the success of our kids — and what we could do to help.

Here’s a look at what we found:

* “Schools will have to battle lost learning, social skills this fall

* “Schools, others offer services to combat pandemic’s side effects

* “Grads forced to change track after pandemic upends everything

* “In outbreak, kids adjust, stay safe, keep a positive outlook

* EDITORIAL: “Our kiddos need our help


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