Biden Administration Supports Open Schools Amid COVID Surge

Sep 22, 2023, 1:11 PM

(From The Hill) Education Secretary Miguel Cardona says schools should not be shutting down due to surges in COVID-19 and expressed worry about government overreach. While acknowledging the need for precautions like mask mandates, testing, and vaccination, he stressed that widespread school closures could have adverse effects on children's education and mental health. The Education Secretary's stance aligns with the administration's commitment to keeping schools open, implementing safety measures to minimize COVID-19 transmission, and avoiding excessive disruptions to students' learning and well-being.

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