This week’s post focuses on recent research on the role of school closures as a non-pharmaceutical intervention (NPI) in curbing COVID-19 spread, and survey results from educators on how the pandemic has shaped and shifted teaching and learning.
School Closures and COVID Spread
A new study published in the journal Nature Human Behaviour is garnering a lot of attention. The authors explore relationships between various NPIs and infection rates, and find school closures are one of the strategies most associated with curbing COVID-19 spread. The authors say: