Is it safe to go back to school?
Governments face tough decisions and logistical challenges in restarting children's education. However, some scientists believe the risk is manageable. "The economic impact of reopening schools could be powerful. When they are shut, parents find it hard to work, particularly the main caregivers for dependent children. That is about 16 per cent of the workforce, a 2008 British study found." Jonathan Ford, writing in the Financial Times, analyses.
From Financial Times