This is the lede in a piece from The Guardian today:
Coronavirus may be more easily transmitted in school and summer camp settings than previously understood, after the emergence of new details of outbreaks in the US state of Georgia and in Israel that have underscored the risks of school reopenings.
No shit? You don’t say! I don’t believe it! Because just four days ago, the Vice President and the Secretary of Education visited a fourth grade classroom in North Carolina without masks to illustrate how safe it is to return to school!
Mike Pence and Betsy DeVos visiting a North Carolina school with no masks on. pic.twitter.com/Rfs1U3BuTh— Ted Corcoran (Red T Raccoon) (@RedTRaccoon) July 29, 2020
Students at school touted by Pence for reopening must quarantine due to COVID-19.https://t.co/MJoXZtNeTB— Thomas Kennedy (@tomaskenn) August 6, 2020
"Taylor Coombs told CNN that six students and one staff member tested positive for the coronavirus. According to Coombs, 116 students that have been considered in "close contact" of a positive case have been sent home to quarantine for 14 days."https://t.co/ifX59mv7le— Justin "Rabbit Hole J.Cole" Coleman (@DemopJ) August 6, 2020
And multiple teachers at North Paulding say there are positive tests among school staff, including a staff member who came into contact with most teachers at the school while exhibiting symptoms last week. Teachers and staff said the school won’t confirm coronavirus infections among district employees, citing privacy reasons.
But the kid who took this photo? He was suspended.
A family member teaches at this high school in Georgia (North Paulding High) that's made the news. Teachers and students were told they could be suspended if they posted photos of the school in a bad light. The student who took this photo for the yearbook has been suspended. pic.twitter.com/plds4vZPNN— Jamie Ford (@JamieFord) August 6, 2020
School employees at an elementary school in Manatee County, Florida quarantine after coworker tests positive for COVID-19 on first day of teacher training— Daniel Uhlfelder (@DWUhlfelderLaw) August 6, 2020
This is absolutely nuts, @TwitterSupport. My account was locked for quoting and fact-checking Trump, and I was forced to delete this tweet. Why am I getting punished for shining a light on the president's falsehoods? pic.twitter.com/UtbsGBe3cd— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) August 6, 2020
Trump says that after he aced the cognitive test, the questions about his "brain power" all "disappeared," "literally disappeared."— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) August 6, 2020