Back to School During COVID-19
Parents are faced with a tough decision: Send their kids to school during an ongoing pandemic or keep them home and continue the often difficult process of remote learning. According to a Qualtrics study of over 1,000 U.S. adults conducted in early August, parents with school-age children are saying ‘go’ — reluctantly.
Many parents are sending their children to school anyway
of parents who can send their children to school in-person say they’re planning to
White parents are more likely than other parents to be comfortable sending their children back to school
Of those who have the option to send their children back to school, the following are the portions of parents who are comfortable sending their kids back to school.
What do parents prefer for education this fall?
Listed below are the portion of parents who would prefer each option.
What parents want to see in school
Of parents who have the option to send their child back to school in-person, the portion that say they want their children or the school to do each of the following:
|School set up for social distancing||
|School to enforce mask wearing||
|Everyone at the school to wear a mask||
|Their child to wear a mask to school||