With school districts in Utah putting out their plans for the 2020-2021 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many parents are finding themselves torn. But there are more options out there than you think.
Tammy Webber and Stephen Groves, Associated Press | PostedJul 25th - 11:56am
As they decide how their children will learn this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic, parents are anxiously weighing the benefits of in-person instruction against the risks that schools could shut their doors again or that their children could contract the virus.
Parents everywhere are torn between the need to get children back in school and the fear that it is not safe for them to do so. Here are three things we can do to find hope in the unknown as we prepare for back to school.
Scott McFetridge, Associated Press | PostedJul 20th - 9:00am
School districts that plan to reopen classrooms in the fall are wrestling with whether to require teachers and students to wear face masks — an issue that has divided urban and rural schools and yielded widely varying guidance.
Seeing people wearing masks and other personal protective equipment can be daunting for anyone, but especially for little kids. Primary Children’s Hospital caregivers have found a creative way to help kids feel a little more comfortable at the doctor's office or in the hospital through a PPE coloring book.
Six-year-old Bridger Walker stepped in between his 4-year-old sister and a charging dog, resulting in a dog bite that needed over 90 stitches to repair. His heroics have drawn the attention of those who only play heroes in the movies.
As COVID-19 infections continue to rise, many families are left explaining to children that the challenges of pandemic life — from missed social events to physical distancing — aren't likely to end soon.