School district serving children of many CDC employees switches to 3 feet of physical distancing

Anthony LaMesa
4 min readMar 18, 2021

Amidst rancorous debate over how much physical distancing should be practiced in United States classrooms during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, City Schools of Decatur — an Atlanta-area school district serving an affluent suburb home to many Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) scientists — has just announced they will be switching from six to three feet of physical distancing in order to accommodate more classroom learners (emphasis mine):