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Creating Outdoor Classes Can Help with Reopening Schools

Solutions to reopen schools since outdoor transmission of virus is known to be much lower than indoor transmission
It may seem like the summer just started, but back-to-school mention is in full-swing. While preparing for the new school year typically can elicit groans from students, this year may be different. After ending the previous school year at home and dealing with modified summer plans, children of all ages may actually be excited for schools to reopen. Despite the excitement, the debate and question of how schools can reopen safely is extremely widespread. Many educators and proponents of returning to school in the fall have tossed out the idea of outdoor learning in order to resume in-person education. It has been done during past outbreaks and with proper planning and resources, can be done at the current time as well.  Advocates Say Outdoor Spaces are Essential Many groups are quite outspoken about school districts implementing outdoor learning space…