The coronavirus pandemic represents a crisis in every sector studied by Ivan Illich. One such industry that has been utterly transformed by the new normal is education. Has the pandemic allowed for a deschooling to begin? If not, how would the failures of deschooling in a crisis like this align with Illich's concessions regarding deschooling's limitations? Finally, what are the consequences of this new form of education on the formal and material sense imagination of knowledge?