Filling in the Blanks: National Research Needs to Guide Decisions About Reopening Schools in the United States   [open pdf - 0B]

From the Document: "In this report, we briefly summarize key findings of a selection of published pediatric COVID-19 [coronavirus disease 2019] literature, and we provide recommendations for areas where Filling in the Blanks: National Research Needs to Guide Decisions about Reopening Schools in the US 6 additional study and expedited research are needed. Recognizing that many countries are opening schools now, we summarize the approaches and plans of several countries in their efforts to resume in-classroom education, as it will be important to observe whether and how these measures ultimately affect disease transmission. This report focuses primarily on research needed to improve the evidence base relating to children, teachers, and other staff in daycare and in schools serving pre-K through 12th grade. This report does not include a focus on boarding schools, colleges, or universities because the congregate living arrangements common to these settings present different challenges. Those settings are outside the scope of this report and deserve their own strategies and lines of research."

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