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Acceleration of Sustainable K-12 School Re-openings for In-person Learning

How testing can, and should, be integrated into school re-openings as the final step to build confidence in the safety of in-person learning


With the administration’s $10 billion allocation of America Rescue Plan funds for K-12 school testing and the K-12 National Testing Action Program (NTAP) in place, we now have the money, capacity, and operational experience for sustainable school re-opening with all kids returning in-person. Now the focus should be on how testing can, and should, be integrated into these re-openings as the final step to build confidence in the safety of in-person learning. Schools are safe for kids and adults with testing and appropriate closure triggers. The country has enough testing capacity to provide schools with predictable testing supply without impacting the supply for the rest of the nation.

Speaker 
Mara G. Aspinall
 
Managing Director, Health Catalysts Group
Professor of Practice, Biomedical Diagnostics
Arizona State University

When
April 20, 2021
3PM EDT

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