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Johns Hopkins University: School Re-Opening in the Era of COVID-19

A series of seven self-paced educational modules providing U.S. school and district officials with best practices to reduce COVID-19 risk for kids, teachers, and staff during in-person learning. These modules cover a range of topics including implementing public health mitigation strategies, screening and testing approaches, and communicating with stakeholders about COVID-19. 

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FAQ


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Johns Hopkins University: Schools and COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions from Parents and Caregivers

Answers to common questions from parents and caregivers on schools and COVID-19. Available in English and Spanish.

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Guidance


CDC: Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools through Phased Mitigation

CDC recommendations for K-12 schools. Covers mitigation strategies to reduce transmission in schools, indicators of community transmission, and phased learning modes and mitigation.

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Indicators for Dynamic School Decision-Making

Checklists to Guide Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers

Additional Resources for K-12 Schools


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Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Risk Assessment and Testing Protocols for Reducing SARS-CoV-2 Transmission in K-12 Schools

Report developed by experts at Johns Hopkins University and Duke University to help school administrators assess the risk of SARS-COV-2 in their schools. Discusses key considerations in developing a screening program to regularly test students and staff.

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Q & A with Authors


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Johns Hopkins University eSchool+ Initiative: School Reopening Policy Tracker

Real-time analysis of education recovery plans for K-12 schools put forth by states, territories, and national organizations.

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School Reopening Checklist


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OpenSmartEdu: COVID-19 Planning Guide and Self-Assessment for Higher Education 

Website designed to guide higher education in planning operating strategies. Includes planning tools, databases, and trackers relevant for colleges and universities.

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Planning and Self-Assessment Guide


Webinars and Webcasts


JHSPH

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health: Back to School 2020

Webcast with Johns Hopkins University experts covering the topic of school re-opening and challenges leaders, teachers, parents, and students should consider in the coming months.

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Data


MCH Strategic Data: COVID-19 IMPACT: School District Status

Interactive map displaying teaching method, mask policy, and sports participation by school district.

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