Ms. Hester is Content Specialist with Contemporary OB/GYN and Contemporary Pediatrics.
The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has strongly advocated that schools open in the fall with students being physically present.
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued further guidance for school re-entry.1 The guidance stresses that the organization strongly urges schools to start in the fall with students being physically present.
The guidance recommends that all re-entry policies follow certain principles:
1. American Academy of Pediatrics. COVID-19 planning considerations: guidance for school re-entry. Services.aap.org. Published June 25, 2020. Accessed July 1, 2020. https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/clinical-guidance/covid-19-planning-considerations-return-to-in-person-education-in-schools/.