Fairfax County Teachers Say Returning to School in September Places Staff in Unnecessary Danger
July 9, 2020
The Fairfax County Public School System in Virginia is the 10th largest school system in the nation. It plans to welcome nearly half of its 188,000 students back to school in September, despite the continued danger posed by the COVID-19 global pandemic to teachers, staff members, and vulnerable family members.
In this special edition of the Prevention Podcast, two of the largest teacher unions in Fairfax County, Virginia, are speaking out against the county’s plan to reopen, detailing a disturbing number of shortcomings in safety guidelines and precautions.