Information to help you make the best decisions for your kids and your school.
What We Know About Opening Schools
Overviews of the current state of research on COVID and K-12 schools.
Find out how other school systems are making COVID screening work, and see the data their screening is providing.
Important notes! Screening will still be needed in the 2021-22 school year, since not everyone will be vaccinated. Also, screening helps prevent outbreaks even if not everyone participates. Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good!
Finally, don’t waste time worrying that screening will give your population a “false sense of security.” Public-health research has shown that that’s not actually a thing. Want to see some data backing that up? Here ya go.
Data Aggregation Sites
Tracking COVID in Schools
These sites gather data to try to create a more complete picture of the COVID situation in schools across the country. Some sites’ information is self-reported by school administrators; some comes from the states.
What you need to know to keep COVID out of your school building.
How can we keep the kiddos safe once the school day is over – or before it begins?
COVID in Kids (and Grown-Ups)
COVID doesn’t behave the same way in children as it does in adults. Find out what the differences are – and why it matters.
How can we explain how to prevent COVID so that people will hear what we’re saying?
What Comes After
We can see the light at the end of the tunnel, but we’re not there yet.
NEA Educating Through Crisis
Information on teachers’ rights and responsibilities during the pandemic, how to ensure equity for students, and teaching skills and strategies. Also includes resources for families.