Sweden’s education minister is publicly defending her government’s decision to keep schools open in March 2020.

The center-left social democrat has now tweeted twice that she made the right call.

While other countries raced to close schools in spring 2020, Sweden chose to keep primary and lower secondary schools open. At the time, there was widespread domestic and foreign criticism of the decision, but now it appears that the Swedes made the right call: compelling research suggests the decision…

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