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School closures might reduce overall community infections by a small amount and may be necessary when infection levels in the population are very high. But it is a false dichotomy to judge schools as either ‘safe’ or ‘unsafe’. The reality is more complicated.
We need to return to a norm of families only accessing in-school provision where it is absolutely unavoidable, and that appropriate economic and social support is provided to those who need it most.
Coronavirus school closures impact 1.3 billion children, and remote learning is increasing inequality.4 min read
Promoting remote schooling as ‘digital by default’ does not serve all children equally well and may do some a great injustice.