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NEA provides guidance and resources for returning to classrooms safely, and with an emphasis on racial and social justice.
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Ensuring Safe & Just Schools During COVID-19: A Roadmap

This guide includes suggestions for which issues districts should consider when making plans, and how you can advocate for healthy, safe and just spaces of learning for all.
Published: 08/25/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to our schools, our economy, and our nation’s families, exacerbating racial inequities and placing a disproportionate burden on communities of color throughout the country.

The growing crisis over the return to in-person instruction has left many educators seeking answers, so we’ve created these resources for you to use as your community navigates this pandemic and works to strengthen public education systems for all students. We’ve built tools for you to consider what’s in your district’s plans, and to advocate for the things you know should be included to ensure every student and educator returns to healthy, safe and just spaces of learning.

NEA provides guidance and resources for returning to classrooms safely, and with an emphasis on racial and social justice.

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