- September 26, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
With more experience and vaccines, it’s easier to choose business as usual in 2021.
Proof of that truism lies in the debate Rowan-Salisbury Schools and North Carolina were having last year.
With COVID-19 still relatively new, the debate in September and October 2020 focused on whether it was best to send public school students into the classroom full-time. RSS was using a hybrid schedule, with students coming to school buildings based on their last name. While Gov. Roy Cooper on Sept. 18 said K-5 students could come back to class five days per week, RSS stuck with its hybrid schedule during an early October school board vote.
We’ve learned since then that schools pose little danger for COVID-19 spread if proper precautions are followed, including mask wearing. As a result, educators, administrators and state officials judged the benefits of being in school outweigh dangers of students gathering in the classrooms. That…