Internal documents from the CDC warned that fully reopening K-12 schools and universities would be the "highest risk" for the spread of coronavirus. The documents were shared the week Trump demanded weaker guidelines to do reopen schools.
“Federal materials for reopening schools, shared the week President Trump demanded weaker guidelines to do so, said fully reopening schools and universities remained the “highest risk” for the spread of the coronavirus.”
As Trump Demanded Schools Reopen, His Experts Warned of ‘Highest Risk’ - The New York Times
Federal materials for reopening schools, shared the week President Trump demanded weaker guidelines to do so, said fully reopening schools and universities remained the “highest risk” for the spread of the coronavirus.
NYT obtains internal use doc: "Federal materials for reopening schools, shared the week Trump demanded weaker guidelines to do so, said fully reopening schools and universities remained the “highest risk” for the spread of the coronavirus."
As Trump Demanded Schools Reopen, His Experts Warned of ‘Highest Risk’
Public health experts agree: Forcing schools to reopen without providing them with the resources they need to do so safely is dangerous, reckless, and the last thing we should do.
“As Mr. Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos were trying to pressure local schools to comply with their reopening vision, the document was expressly saying the federal government should not override local judgment.”
5. Trump is also trying to force schools to reopen, though the federal gov't has offered no clear plans & no assistance & his own virus task force says it's wildly risky.
As Trump Demanded Schools Reopen, His Experts Warned of ‘Highest Risk’
As Trump Demanded Schools Reopen, His Experts Warned of ‘Highest Risk’ - The New York Times ⁦
As Trump Demanded Schools Reopen, His Experts Warned of ‘Highest Risk’