Our biggest concern here is that we don't want to write anything that might contribute to panic or feed into the unproductive partisan slap fight.
Remember . . . This is a DUMB-ASS LOCAL JOKE BLOG that was popularized when Facebook was just a bit of
stolen controverisal code and is poorly dutifully maintained by a failed pre-med city college grad who is smart enough to realize that commentary about women's lingerie is just as important as community news when it comes to making (human) sacrifices to the algorhythm false gods.
Nevertheless . . .
It is fair and reasonable to share concerns about COVID and the impact on legions of youngsters who are going back into packed classrooms with only some flimsy cloth masks for protection.
OF COURSE . . . We hope everything works out for the best.
However, throughout this pandemic we've seen health experts and politicos reverse course quite a few times.
It's not a conspiracy or cynical to anticipate and prepare for the "science" to evolve yet again. As always, our thoughts and prayers are with families navigating this pandemic hot mess that might or might not risk the lives of innocent youngsters . . . Meanwhile the rest of us wait & see from what we hope is a safe distance.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Monday is the first day of school for thousands of students all across the metro. "Really excited to kind of go back to normal as best as possible," said Chelsey Chandler, teacher at Gateway 6th Grade Center in the North Kansas City School District.
(WXYZ) - As parents get their kids ready for the new school year, some concerns are outweighing others. A new national poll on childrens' health by C.S. Mott Children's Hospital shows that families are bringing last year's worries into the upcoming school year.
Parents, children and many experts are concerned about children returning to school at this point of the pandemic. A new poll adds to the data backing up those anecdotes.
Doctors are urging parents to get vaccinated against the coronavirus as kids head back to school. While previous strains of the coronavirus didn't affect many young kids and teens, more are now getting sick as the more contagious delta variant circulates in the state.
Elementary, middle and high schools in the U.S. are opening this month, allowing students to fully attend in person as the country struggles to get back to normal. But open schools have put many parents in an agonizing position.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City, Missouri, Public Schools' new school year will begin with students in classrooms and strict health and safety measures in place. KSHB 41 News spoke to two parents of young students who hope to keep their students in those classrooms from day one until the end of the year.
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