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A New Way of Learning

We recognize school looks very different this year, with many schools doing remote learning. And we know caregivers must balance unique – and challenging – work and home commitments this school year. Learn how to navigate this new experience together with these tools and resources.

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Toolkit

No matter what option you chose for your child (ren) to return to school, we know that school looks a lot different this year. This toolkit will provide you with some guidance to help your family navigate through these changes. You will also find best practices for supporting learning and how to prepare schedules and routines that will set you and your child up for success.

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Virtual Tutoring

Virtual Tutoring Through Your Back-Up Care Benefit

Are you struggling to balance supporting your child’s learning while working? Does your child need help with homework or dedicated support in a specific area? Great news! Starting February 16, 2021, you can use your Bright Horizons Back-Up Care™ benefit to reserve an experienced tutor to help your 6-18-year-old stay on track this school year.

Benefit overview:

  • Instant virtual homework help or scheduled 1:1 tutoring in reading, math, science, social studies, and 300+ other subjects
  • Targeted support with a math or reading expert who can identify areas of opportunity and help your child excel
  • One back-up care use can be exchanged for up to 4 hours of virtual tutoring with a $20 co-pay.


Just submit a tutoring request through the back-up care site and then schedule the days and times that work best for your family. See a step-by-step guide here.

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*Please note, this benefit is available to most benefits-eligible caregivers who are on the aligned time-off policy. Caregivers covered under a collective bargaining agreement receive benefits in accordance with the terms of their contract.

Bright Horizon Additional Family Supports

Family Care & School Support

When you need support for your family, whether it’s reliable child care, finding elder care, a housekeeper or extra academic support, rely on Bright Horizons Additional Family Supports*.

Primary Child Care Solutions

  • Jump ahead on Bright Horizons center waitlists or get tuition discounts at their partner centers (up to 10%).
  • Take advantage of waived membership fees ($150 value) for Sittercity’s premium database of sitters, elder care providers, housekeepers, pet sitters and virtual sitting.
  • Get discounts from College Nannies Sitters + Tutors, a local, high-touch nanny placement service for trained, screened nannies ($300 off the placement fee and a 10% discount on the hourly rate).
  • Get a 10% discount on tutoring services from Revolution Prep.

Additional benefits include resources to help find elder care, pet care, housekeeping, and more.

*Please note, this benefit is available to most benefits-eligible caregivers who are on the aligned time-off policy. Caregivers covered under a collective bargaining agreement receive benefits in accordance with the terms of their contract.

Remote Learning Resources

Need resources to help you navigate remote learning? Click on the below links for ideas and support.

Parenting During COVID-19

We hope these resources help you, as parents, interact constructively with your children. These tips for parents and guardians cover planning one-on-one time, staying positive, creating a daily routine, avoiding bad behavior, managing stress, and talking about COVID-19. Use them with your kids, and have some fun in doing so.

Parenting in the Time of COVID-19

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