Schools are opening up again to administer Advanced Placement exams for selected students according to the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. They put in place the following rules to allow them to have the testing administered in the school buildings, yet not infect everyone with COVID-19.
According to their plan, following rules are supposed to be observed:
- No congregating outside school.
- Ordered/staggered entrance and exit of students into and out of the building and classrooms.
- No more than a total of 10 students and staff in any single classroom.
- Adequate spacing of desks to ensure social distancing in each classroom.
- Students must return home immediately following the test.
Are these safety rules a sign of what is to come in education? When schools are re-opened for both students and staff, is this how schools will conducted? It will be interesting to see what happens this coming September.