“My out-of-pocket costs have gone through the roof this year."
“He regressed a lot. How do we know he’s regressing? We see more refusals."
“When positivity rates in a community rise above 3%, schools will likely have to close again."
A growing body of evidence indicates that schools are likely to be major sources of outbreaks and that children are not as invulnerable to COVID-19 as once thought.
The new guidance focuses on low rates of transmission in schools located where community transmission is low, and emphasizes the social and mental health risks of keeping children out of school.
The coronavirus is novel, but the consistently deleterious experiences of Black and Brown people in this country, especially as it relates to health and education, is not.
Without a comprehensive plan that includes additional federal funding, teachers and parents argue, reopening schools could put students, their families, and educators in danger.