In the South and Midwest and other parts of the nation, the coronavirus continues to spread. No one can be sure what will happen even in places where it has apparently subsided. Steven Singer warns that reckless reopening not only endangers students but tells them they are not valued.

The grownups say they need to keep the economy running, but are they risking the lives of children and teachers? When they make their decisions, are they doing it on a zoom call or in person?

He asks:

How would you feel when time-after-time the grown ups show you exactly how they feel about you, how little you actually matter, how much everything else is worth and how little they really care about you?

How would you feel if you were a little school kid getting ready for her first day of class this morning?

Would you feel safe, valued, loved?