Collective action by teachers' unions is needed to protect teachers, students, and the community at large.
Dear governors of pandemic-stricken states: citizens staying home to avoid catching COVID-19 and not spending money shuts down your economy as thoroughly as a lockdown order. The difference is that lockdowns save lives, while refusing to issue a lockdown to avoid "shutting down the economy" kills people. Choose wisely.
The number of new cases is down. New hospitalizations are down. Deaths are also down, but they show worrying signs of stabilizing at levels higher than I would want to see.