Indoor Air Quality and Ventilation Are Key Concerns for Safely Reopening Schools

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An article from Jeff Vincent, co-founder and director of public infrastructure initiatives at the Center for Cities + Schools at UC Berkeley, explains the importance of ensuring schools and classrooms have fresh air ventilation as a measure to reduce coronavirus transmission. Unfortunately, Vincent notes that the majority of California classrooms visited in a 2013 study were not adequately ventilated. Significant federal resources will be needed for schools, as well as early care and education providers, to make the necessary ventilation upgrades that meet health and safety standards.

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