School Reopening Resources for K-12 Schools
ASHRAE: Reopening of Schools and Universities
This resource from American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers aims to help designers retrofit and plan for the improvement of indoor air quality and to slow the transmission…
Return to School Roadmap: An Opportunity Lab Initiative
A roadmap of essential actions to help district and school leaders plan and implement a safe, efficient, and equitable return to school.
COVID-19 Planning Considerations: Guidance for School Re-entry
American Academy of Pediatrics The purpose of this guidance revision is to continue to support communities, local leadership in education and public health, and pediatricians collaborating with schools in creating…
Considerations for school-related public health measures in the context of COVID-19
World Health Organization This resource provides considerations for decision-makers and educators on how or when to reopen or close schools in the context of COVID-19.
Reopening Schools in the Context of COVID-19: Health and Safety Guidelines From Other Countries
Learning Policy Institute This brief provides insight into health and safety guidelines and social distancing strategies used in other countries that have successfully reopened their schools in the context of…
Safe Return to Play & Recess Guidelines
Playworks The Recess Guidelines include options for what recess could look like based on CDC and state guidelines as of July 2020.
Guidelines for COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfection
Healthy Green Schools & Colleges This resource provides K-12, college and university facility, custodial and housekeeping managers actionable best practices to protect students, staff and custodial personnel amid the COVID-19…
Attendance Playbook: Smart Solutions for Reducing Chronic Absenteeism in the Covid Era
FutureEd and Attendance Works expanded the Attendance Playbook to reflect schools’ realities during and after the pandemic. If offers ideas for how to encourage and track attendance during distance learning.…
Operating schools during COVID-19: CDC’s Considerations
This resource intended to aid school administrators as they consider how to protect the health, safety, and wellbeing of students, teachers, staff, their families, and communities.
When Learning Starts: Playbook for Healthy School Communities
Kaiser Permanent Healthy Schools Campaign contributed to this resource that features actionable strategies for school staff, educators and families for dealing with and preventing COVID-19. Visit this Site
Analysis of School Reopening Plans
Johns Hopkins University eSchool+ Initiative This resource tracks which categories are present in state and territory school reopening plans.
Reunite, Renew and Thrive: SEL Roadmap for Reopening School
CASEL created the SEL Roadmap to support school leaders and leadership teams in planning for the transition back to schools. The roadmap focuses on four social and emotional learning practices and includes specific activities for each.