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SickKids report calls for every day return, smaller classes for students this fall – The Canadian News

A group of doctors and education experts from across Ontario is recommending a daily return-to-class plan that will allow children to return school this fall. The document released Wednesday builds on the initial set of recommendations put forward by The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and Unity Health Toronto in June. Among the guidelines suggested are masks or face coverings for high school and middle school students but not for elementary kids, smaller class sizes, staggered lunch breaks, and one metre of physical distancing space between desks for students in elementary and middle school while two metres is recommended for high school students. The authors of the report point out that the risk of severe illness from coronavirus in children needs to be balanced with ...