5 things to know about reopening schools safely
With the school year about to get underway, the “CBS Evening News” spoke with Harvard Professor Joseph Allen about what parents need to know before they send their kids back to the classroom during the 68-page playbook for reopening schools — said he worries about the “devastating consequences” of keeping kids out of school, including the possibility of a “lost year” for this generation of children.. Allen — whose team wrote a
CBS News asked Allen about how schools can mitigate risk to allow kids to return to the classroom this year. Here are our top takeaways from that conversation:
- Community spread must be under control for schools to open
Despite his concerns about the consequences of keeping students at home, Allen said, “It can’t be schools as usual this fall. We can only go back when community spread is under …continued .
[Source: CBS News]