In-school learning a necessary but cautionary tale

Everyone agrees children learn best in the classroom, but not every community is convinced it can be done safely when COVID-19 cases are growing within their borders.

“You know, for decades, they’ve been telling us what to do, micromanaging us, giving us regulations. Now all of a sudden, they say, “well, you want local control. You want it, we’ll give it to you; manage this thing,” said Glenn Koocher, executive director of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees.

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Koocher and Dr. Mary Beth Miotto, vice president of the Massachusetts Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, joined The Codcast to talk about why they believe in-person learning may be the best way to go, but not with a one-size-fits-all approach.

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