Weingarten outlines ‘national blueprint’ for reopening schools

Getting the coronavirus under control, ensuring reasonable accommodations for educators and support staff, and making sure distance and hybrid learning are as effective as possible rank high on AFT President Randi Weingarten’s must-do list when it comes to safely reopening schools nationwide.

“Americans must summon the collective will to follow science both in and out of schools,” Weingarten writes in an op-ed piece for The Hill. “If we can do this, we can allow children across the country back to schools for the second semester and then for enriched summer programs.”

Read Weingarten’s entire column here.