Can Schools Open Again? – level 2

15-07-2020 07:00

Schools around the world closed because of the coronavirus. Now, schools are beginning to reopen, and many parents ask if they are safe for their children.

Deborah Birx is the coronavirus coordinator of the US government. She says that in the US, it depends on where the school is because in some parts of the country, there are still many cases of COVID-19.

Schools get information from the government; however, some information is not clear, and schools can interpret it differently. Schools need to follow some rules; however, each school is different. Some schools could have outdoor classes, and some schools could use a gym.

Birx says that it is necessary that schools use fans to get enough fresh air.

Difficult words: coordinator (a person who organizes activities and checks that people work together well), interpret (to understand what something means), fan (a device that moves and it makes the air fresh and cool).

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