Winter is coming. Four points for keeping schools open and students learning.

Uninterrupted classroom learning must be prioritized.

Following over 18 months of catastrophic school closures, most American children are finally back in their classrooms. But, with cases surging in Europe, there may soon be calls from the usual suspects to shutter schools as a non-pharmaceutical intervention — despite significant evidence doing so will hurt children and not alter the course of the pandemic. As WHO Europe Regional Director Dr. Hans Kluge recently…