NEW: All summer, as information about how the coronavirus affects kids has trickled in, I’ve been updating a balance sheet in my head: reasons for and against sending my own back to school come September.
This important piece by lays out the evidence beautifully for making the deeply personal decision about in-person learning. We live in the same area in NYC and, like her, I plan to send my little ones (3 and 5) back for in-person as well.
This excellent piece sifts through a lot of stuff to inform parents who can make this choice. Many public school families are at the mercy of their districts.
TO SEND KIDS BACK TO SCHOOL OR NOT? Excellent piece summarizing lots of evidence by , w/ expert input of . “There is very clear evidence at this point that kids can get infected,” Dr. Ranney said. #COVID19
Parents are wrestling with whether or not to send their children back to school. Here’s how reporter made the decision.
Thoughtful article by ytimes explaining her own decision to send her kids back to school. Bottom line: The single most important determinant is level of #covid19 in the community. Beyond that, it's complicated.
Suspenseful account of how science reporter decided whether or not to send her kids back to in-person school in Brooklyn, carefully weighing the data on both sides of the ledger. I won't tell you how it ends.
This is a great new piece from , one of our science reporters covering coronavirus, on her own decision to send her kids back to school.
A Parent’s Toughest Call: In-Person Schooling or Not?
Trying to figure out whether to send your kids back into school buildings? offers a thoughtful and clear-eyed explanation about what the science says. And she takes us through her thinking about her own kids.
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A Parent’s Toughest Call: In-Person Schooling or Not? breaks down her own family's decision
Spoiler Alert: After much deliberation, Brooklyn-based NYT health writer is going to be sending her kids back to school two days a week in person
Great piece from on the decision to send children back to school, and what the experts say and what she and her family ultimately decided to do with that information. We made a similar choice for sending our daughter back to daycare.
A2: By the way, some good discussion here in today's about how parents might approach the return to in-person instruction by . #AskReuters
via and ⁦⁩ This is a great example of parental decision-making based on available science. Thx for sharing your family’s tough decision with all of us grappling with same!
Such difficult decisions! Thanks so much for digging deep and sharing your insights ! The bottom line from our experience with #COVID19 airway surgery: #PPE works. Also critical: accessible testing with rapid results (1-2 days).
Interesting piece a science reporter who's a mom and decided to sign up for in-person school in NYC
From the parent's perspective by : "But community transmission is the most important factor in deciding whether children should go back to school."
.⁦⁩ has two kids, ages 8 and 11. She’s been as immersed in the data as anyone. What did she decide?? (Click.)
Many parents are weighing the pros and cons of sending their kids back to school. Infectious disease epidemiologist highlights, “The No. 1 factor is what your local transmission is like.”
Not gonna lie, the decision made at the end surprised me. But I understand it, too.
. with 1st person account of decisions she weighed about whether her own children should attend school in person. Really resonated with me as NYC parent and a wife who is a school administrator
A Parent’s Toughest Call: In-Person Schooling or Not? Parents are wrestling with difficult choices. Here’s how science reporter made the decision via #Covid19 #BackToSchool🎒#PandemicJournalism
Should I Send My Kids Back to School? A Parent’s Toughest Call: Parents are wrestling with difficult choices over sending their children to school. Here’s how one science reporter made the decision. - The New York Times
A Parent’s Toughest Call: In-Person Schooling or Not? Parents are wrestling with difficult choices over sending their children to school. Here’s how one science reporter made the decision.