Reopening schools and child rights: are some students being denied their wish to return to classrooms?

In this post, I adopt a child rights framework to briefly explain why it’s critically important that we consider child preferences to return to the classroom when school districts offer “remote options.” While the concept of child rights — specific rights possessed by children independent of their parents — may be alien to many Americans, they are a very real thing that responsible governments should strive to honor.

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Some thoughts on reopening America’s public schools.