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The CDC Guidance on Reopening Schools, Explained

By Evie Blad & Jaclyn Borowski — May 27, 2020 3:47

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance on how to safely reopen schools that were closed to slow the spread of COVID-19. The voluntary recommendations touch on everything from wearing masks to easing crowding in buses and classrooms. They also call on schools to work with local health officials to trace and contain transmission of the coronavirus. Here’s what you need to know about the recommendations, and how they are informing the plans of school administrators around the country.

Evie Blad is a reporter for Education Week who covers education politics and policy.
Jaclyn Borowski is the visuals editor for Education Week leading video and photo initiatives.
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