Packed Hallways and an Entire Class in Quarantine After Georgians Return to School
Most California schools will begin the fall semester with distance learning. Some will open with precautions. But in other states, there are districts acting like coronavirus doesn’t even exist. And the fallout is already beginning.
Photos of crowded hallways on the first day of school in Paulding, Georgia have taken the internet by storm. They show few if any masks, no social distancing, and a potentially dangerous experiment in the making.
Outrage has spread across a Georgia community after a photo of students crammed in a hallway went viral.LaShanda Hambrick, whose child attends the neighboring high school, was forced to send her daughter to school on the first day because otherwise "she would be withdrawn." pic.twitter.com/tRvvbrJ61r— CNN (@CNN) August 6, 2020
The day after the photos went viral, it was revealed that a second-grader in Georgia had tested positive for COVID-19, forcing their entire class into quarantine.
Whether or not you support a return to live instruction, let this be a lesson in what not to do.