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Is it less dangerous to reopen elementary schools than high schools?

ByKelley Wheeler

Jul 25, 2020
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As the start of the school year approaches, we are still largely in the dark about the relationship between the coronavirus and kids, but there’s growing evidence that it may be less dangerous to send younger children back to the classroom than tweens and teenagers. This isn’t definitive, and even if the youngest elementary school children present less risk, outbreaks can still occur, many experts believe.

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Kelley Wheeler

Kelley Wheeler is a Metro reporter covering political issues and general assignments. A second-generation journalist, worked with all major news outlet, she holds a vast expeirience. Kelley is a graduate of USC with degrees in journalism and English literature. She is a recipient of Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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