Kalyn Belsha and Jessica Blake, Chalkbeat08/11/2022
Some states and districts have taken a similar approach for months. Still, some school leaders will likely breathe a sigh of relief at the change, as prior quarantine guidelines led to confusion and huge numbers of student and staff absences.
Heading into their fourth pandemic academic year, administrators have more tools to prevent the spread of disease, and they hope the new variant will be less severe. But the science isn’t that clearcut.