reopening schools

CDC issues detailed strategy for safely reopening K-12 schools

BY: - February 13, 2021

WASHINGTON — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released updated guidance to provide educators a science-based plan for reopening K-12 schools. The agency said it cannot force schools to reopen but can only stress that steps such as wearing masks and physical distancing of at least six feet are key to mitigating the […]


Without taking proper precautions, reopening schools carries some big risks

BY: - August 21, 2020

It’s one of the most tired tropes in TV and movies. An expert, usually a scientist or doctor, desperately tries to get the authorities to take an impending disaster seriously. They are ignored until it is too late and heroic action is needed to save the day. As hackneyed as that plot device is, it’s […]


Poor, minority students at dilapidated schools face added risks amid talk of reopening classrooms

BY: - August 5, 2020

Classrooms, gyms and cafeterias at schools across the U.S. have remained empty for months now. And despite some districts beginning to reopen, many others will remain closed amid fears that prematurely restarting in-person classes could cost more lives in the pandemic. Local, state and federal officials wrangle over how to make schools safe, with concern […]