Day: June 30, 2020

Nation’s Pediatricians: School Reopening Should Focus on Getting Kids Back in Class – Inside School Research

The long-term risks to children of remaining in isolation—to academic and social development and even physical safety for those in stressed or unstable homes—is rapidly outpacing the health risks associated with reopening schools.

That’s the upshot of the American Academy of Pediatric’s strongly worded new guidance on reopening schools. While district leaders should work to mitigate the risk of spreading the coronavirus responsible for COVID-19, the group says, “All policy considerations for the coming school year should start with a goal of having students physically present in school.”

In doing so, the AAP takes a deliberate stand at

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