Making Decisions about Children Attending In-person School

two young children at school

Choosing whether or not to send your child back to school can be difficult. When weighing decisions about your child returning to school, it is important to consider your family’s unique needs and situation and your comfort level with the steps your school is taking to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Check out the Decision-making tool for parents and guardians to help you weigh the risks and benefits of available educational options before you make decisions.


Carolyn Berger

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UMN expert Carolyn Berger, PhD, addresses how the long-term nature of the pandemic — and the uncertainty around it — can affect a student’s well-being.