Will your neighborhood school open on schedule in the fall? The answer should vary by location, but some headline-grabbing declarations are prolonging the uncertainty for families and students.
And uncertainty leads to fear—an infectious state of mind best treated with a dose of common sense.
Here’s the thing — a return to school is necessary for economic recovery, and education is also the key to upward mobility and better long-term health. Common sense must prevail.
Jonathan Butcher joined One America News on July 8, 2020, to discuss how we can reopen schools safely and breaks down why the need is so critical.
Read more here: https://www.foxnews.com/opinion/school-reopenings-national-consensus-strategy-jonathan-butcher
Jonathan Butcher serves as senior policy analyst in the Center for Education Policy at the Heritage Foundation. He has researched and testified on education policy and school choice programs around the U.S., and his work has appeared in journals such as Education Next and the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy.
Check out his work here: https://www.heritage.org/staff/jonathan-butcher
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