Michigan Public Radio |
The Michigan Education Association survey of its 120,000 members, conducted May 14-22 was released Thursday.
- 87% of the 15,399 educators who answered the survey said they were concerned about health risks to students, students’ families, and fellow employees as they consider potential plans for re-opening public schools in the fall.
- About 90% think smaller class sizes will be necessary to enforce social distancing.
- About three-quarters want schools to take the temperatures of students and staff as they enter school buildings and to carefully track illnesses.
- About three-quarters want schools to provide and require masks and other personal protective equipment for employees. That compares to 68.3% who want the same for students.
- About three-in-five think current staffing and resources are insufficient for cleaning, food service, and bus runs.