Tag: Guidelines

Dismissing ‘Flexible’ CDC Guidelines, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Doubles Down on Pushing Schools to Reopen

On Sunday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos reiterated the Trump Administration’s risky push for schools to fully re-open in the fall. This despite CDC guidelines warning that children meeting in groups could greatly increase the spread of the coronavirus.

“Kids need to be back in school and that school leaders across the country need to be making plans to do just that,” DeVos said Sunday on CNN’s State of The Union. “There’s going to be the exception to the rule, but the rule should be that kids go back to school this fall. And where there are little flare ups

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Wisconsin Releases Guidelines For Going Back To School In Fall

MILWAUKEE, WI — Staggered start times, four-day school weeks, class rotations and smaller classroom groups are all among the recommendations Wisconsin school officials made Monday as districts across the state plan for a return to school this fall.

On Monday, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction published Education Forward, an 83-page report for Wisconsin district and school leaders to use as they plan for a return to school for the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers ordered all public and private schools to close on March 18 amid the pandemic.

‘“The next school year will

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