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Education Secretary Betsy Devos says it should be 'the rule' to return students to classrooms in the fall

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Education Secretary Betsy Devos on Sunday doubled down on the Trump administration's position on opening schools in the fall amid the US' ongoing record spike in cases of the novel coronavirus.
"There is going to be the exception to the rule," Devos said. "But the rule should be that kids go back to school this fall."
While children are at low risk of serious illness and death from COVID-19, the CDC has said that they can function as asymptomatic carriers of the virus and can pose risks to vulnerable populations.
The president has suggested he could withhold federal funding from school...
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'Kids have to go back to school': DeVos ducks repeated questions about how schools can re-open safely amid pandemic

'Kids have to go back to school': DeVos ducks repeated questions about how schools can re-open safely amid pandemic

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos repeatedly parried questions on Sunday about how US schools can safely re-open this fall, resorting to the refrain that they simply must open back up so that children can receive an education and parents can go back to work.
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