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What should parents consider in determining if their child should return to school?

Many parents, caregivers, and guardians face new and difficult choices about how their child will return to school in the fall, such as deciding between in-person and virtual learning.

Choosing whether or not to send your child back to school can be difficult. When weighing decisions about your child returning to school, it is important to consider your family’s unique needs and situation and your comfort level with the steps your school is taking to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

To help you and your family decide, the Back to School Decision Making Tool (PDF) can help you work through your preferences and needs.

Resources for parents, caregivers and guardians:

Last updated August 07, 2020
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See also: Caring for children