In-person learning can safely resume as long as schools take steps to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
We are repeatedly missing opportunities to gain quality evidence to help us manage the pandemic – that’s why we need designed evaluations.
It is a false dichotomy to judge schools as either ‘safe’ or ‘unsafe’. The reality is more complicated.
Any decision that places a child’s physical and mental health at risk shouldn’t be taken lightly, so policy-makers and parents alike should listen to those most affected — the children themselves.