School Reopening Resources about Prevention + Testing
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.
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…
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…
CDC Back to School Planning: Checklists to Guide Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention This resource is intended to help parents, guardians, and caregivers, plan and prepare for the 2020-2021 school year.
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.