COVID-19 and K-12 Schools: Updates From the Field


In July 2020, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released the report Reopening K-12 Schools During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Prioritizing Health, Equity, and Communities. This webinar explores what we are learning about health and epidemiological issues as schools reopen for in-person education. Join the Board on Science Education and the Standing Committee on Emerging Infectious Diseases and 21st Century Health Threats as we consider emerging research and build deeper understanding of how COVID-19 is impacting schools and districts around the country.

Invited speakers include:

Preeti Malani, Infectious Diseases and Geriatric Medicine, University of Michigan

Nathaniel Schwartz, The Annenberg Institute, Brown University

Christina Silcox, Margolis Center for Health Policy, Duke University

Neeraj Sood, Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, University of Southern California

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The sponsor of this webinar is the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response