School Reopening Resources about Operations
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…
CDC: Colleges, Universities, and Higher Learning: Plan, Prepare, and Respond
Guidance for higher education on planning, preparing and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, including cleaning, communications and travel.
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.
American Federation of Teachers: Safely Reopening America’s Schools and Communities
This guide features five core pillars based on the science as well as educator and healthcare expertise on how to safely and responsibly reopen school buildings and other institutions crucial…
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.
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…
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.
CDC School Decision-Making Tool for Parents, Caregivers, and Guardians
This tool is designed to help parents, caregivers, and guardians weigh the risks and benefits of available educational options to help them make decisions about sending their child back to…
Analysis of School Reopening Plans
Johns Hopkins University eSchool+ Initiative This resource tracks which categories are present in state and territory school reopening plans.