Custodians wash classroom floors on July 9, 2020, at the Mildred Avenue K-8 School building in Boston’s Mattapan in preparation for the reopening of school. | David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
All of Vox’s coverage on the complicated reopening of schools during the Covid-19 pandemic.
As back-to-school season approaches and the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on, the debate surrounding whether or not to reopen US schools in the fall is heating up. Some are arguing that reopening schools is essential for economic recovery, for working parents, and for children’s learning, while others are worried about the safety risks when it comes to coronavirus transmission.
States and cities across the United States are handling the complicated decision in different ways. Some K-12 schools are not reopening at all in the fall, citing the surging coronavirus cases across the country,
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