Trump criticizes CDC guidelines for reopening schools
Washington — President Trump slammed guidelines for reopening schools issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as “very tough & expensive,” continuing his push for schools and universities to reopen in the fall while downplaying concerns about the risks of spreading the coronavirus.
“I disagree with @CDCgov on their very tough & expensive guidelines for opening schools. While they want them open, they are asking schools to do very impractical things. I will be meeting with them!!!” Mr. Trump wrote in a tweet on Wednesday morning.
The CDC has issued a nine-page checklist for educators to help determine schools’ general readiness for reopening, daily and weekly readiness, and plans for what to do if someone gets sick. The checklist urges schools to follow state and local guidelines, educate students about handwashing and social distancing and …continued .
[Source: CBS News]