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Debate Continues Over The Logistics Of Going Back To The Classroom. What Would You Like To See Going Back?




A child moderates a game of Red Light Green Light to others during recess on the playground of Medora Elementary School on March 17, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky.
A child moderates a game of Red Light Green Light to others during recess on the playground of Medora Elementary School on March 17, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky.
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The CDC’s current guidelines for schools is to keep masked students seated at desks “at least 6 feet apart when feasible,” but that guidance may soon shrink down to three feet.

A new study found that coronavirus infection rates did not significantly change whether masked students or staff were put three feet or six feet apart. If the guidance changes, it would help schools, particularly public ones, to bring their students back into classrooms with limited indoor space. But the guidelines are just one piece of complex reopening plans, which have had teachers, students and parents debating over how best to bring students back in for in-person instruction.

Today on AirTalk, we’re talking with students, teachers and parents about how they feel about the logistics of going back to school in person. How are you feeling? Give us a call at 866-893-5722 or comment below.

Guest:

Howard Blume, reporter covering education for The Los Angeles Times; he tweets @howardblume