Schools Were Crowded Before COVID-19. After, Educators Say It Will Be Worse – Inside School Research
They may be social distancing, but teachers, principals, and superintendents worry their schools will be seriously cramped for space come fall, according to the EdWeek Research Center’s sixth coronavirus-focused survey.
Educators in the survey worry returning to in-person instruction could put their own health or a loved one’s health at risk, but also voiced concerns about the logistics of keeping six feet of distance among students in classrooms built for much closer interactions. More than half of respondents in the survey (1,014 teachers, 447 principals, and 446 district leaders polled between May 20 and 28) believe that if