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Washington Examiner: Pessimistic predictions outweigh facts of reopening schools

By Matthew Nielsen:

In a knee-jerk reaction to Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey’s call to reopen schools in his State of the State address, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman tweeted about “the worsening spread of COVID-19 and its severe impact on our schools, students, and teachers.” But, as it turns out, COVID-19 isn’t what is ailing students and teachers. The closures she’s advocating for are doing the damage… read more

Matthew Nielsen is the founder and board chair at Educational Freedom Institute