Yes, unvaccinated children should return to their classrooms this fall.

Unvaccinated children — including those under 12 — should return to their classrooms this fall. Except for the medically vulnerable, all children should return to their classrooms this fall. For weeks now, there’s been a consensus about the need for children to return to classroom learning after 1.5 years of devastating school closures. Unfortunately, with the Delta variant surging, some prominent journalists, labor leaders, and physicians are now agitating for a return to remote instruction for the unvaccinated.