Outdated CDC guidance may lead to a fourth year of disrupted schooling in some districts

Anthony La Mesa:

The agency still recommends close contact testing and quarantines.

With many children having experienced catastrophic learning loss during the pandemic, it is essential that the upcoming school year be as smooth as possible, but some districts will continue to apply CDC close contact testing and quarantine guidance that could lead to healthy children missing weeks of classroom instruction. One of those districts is metro Atlanta’s City Schools of Decatur.