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US presses again for full school reopening, despite risks

"Kids need to get back to school, they need to get back in the classroom," Ms DeVos said on CNN, while acknowledging that local conditions should be taken into account. "Families need for kids to get back in the classroom. And it can be done safely."

[WASHINGTON] The Trump administration on Sunday again pressed for full school reopenings in the fall, even as resurgent Covid-19 infections and a record spike in cases in Florida raised mounting questions about the risk of a premature return to classes.

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