As homeschooling, business closures and working from home become the new normal in America, experts warn one group is already feeling the economic pain of the coronavirus more than anyone else: women, particularly working mothers. As of Monday evening, 33 states had announced mandatory school closures, impacting at least 32.5 million students in kindergarten through 12th grade. In states that haven’t ordered closures, cities have taken matters into their own hands. New York City’s public school system, the largest in the nation, announced on Sunday evening it would be closing all 1,800 of its schools and telling all 1.1 million students to stay home.”We do know that when illness strikes, when medical needs arise, women tend to be the primary caregivers in families, particularly for children,” said Jessica Mason, a senior policy analyst at the National Partnership for Women and Families, in an interview with CBS News. “So the need to care for children when a school is closed, it is most likely to pose a disproportionate burden on women.”  Carrie Duran, a 48-year-old single mother of three in New Hampshire, found out her daughters’ school was closing last Thursday, throwing a wrench into her part-time job as a legislative


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