Back to school, but with a virus: Educators have concerns over safety

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – We’ve been focused on parents and how they’re taking the news of schools’ plans to reopen. But what about teachers? They aren’t the ones making the decisions, but they’re certainly affected by them.

It’s almost time to head back to school, but there are still some questions and concerns for the ones

Dr. Stacie Pettit hears and knows all about the concerns that teachers have. She instructs future teachers at Augusta University, but used to work as middle school teacher.

“There’s a lot of buzz around student safety, student safety. Well, what about teacher safety?” said Pettit, a professor at the AU College of Education.

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