Wow, school reopening has been getting a lot of attention the past few days.
I’ve already shared some of the most interesting and useful resources that have appeared. Here are a few more that I’ve picked from the blizzard of coverage.
I’m adding these to THE BEST POSTS PREDICTING WHAT SCHOOLS WILL LOOK LIKE IN THE FALL:
The American Academy of Pediatrics has certainly demonstrated their lack of political sophistication. It didn’t take a genius to know that their initial statement on school reopening would be manipulated by the Trump administration. Fortunately, they have recognized their mistake and issued a backtracking joint statement with the nation’s largest teachers unions:
The Trump administration used the AAP to ramp up pressure on schools to reopen in the fall.
“We should leave it to health experts to tell us when the time is best to open up school buildings, and listen to educators and administrators to shape how we do it.” https://t.co/umxEcoWVXT
— Erica L. Green (@EricaLG) July 10, 2020
You can read more about it at Chalkbeat’s article, Pediatricians distance themselves from Trump’s school reopening push in new statement.
This article from NBC News is interesting: European teachers, parents, officials challenge Trump claim on their schools reopening
‘Not enough teachers to reopen’: School districts expect booming demand for substitutes is from USA Today. You might also be interested in SCHOOLS ARE GOING TO HAVE A BIG PROBLEM GETTING SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS NEXT YEAR.
“Big Mess” Looms if Schools Don’t Get Billions To Reopen Safely is from The NY Times.