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Are We Seriously Talking About Closing Schools Again?

Aaron E. Carroll – The New York Times |

As the surge of coronavirus infections in the United States becomes undeniable, many leaders throughout the country are reacting by calling for closures. Bizarrely, they almost always seem to focus on schools first. That’s exactly the opposite of what they should be doing.

Aaron E. Carroll

Aaron E. Carroll is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times. He is a professor of pediatrics and associate dean for research mentoring at the Indiana University School of Medicine.