There have been virtually no deaths from virus for school aged children…
But that does NOT mean those same children cannot get the virus or worst be carriers to their parents….
DeSantis said that Florida’s Department of Education has been proactive in trying to continue the education of the state’s kids during the closing, purchasing roughly 32,000 laptops for rural school districts that were unable to give their students the needed technology for virtual education.
He added that the Florida Virtual School has been offering schools free access to 100 online classes and has taken steps to be able to serve millions more schoolchildren if necessary.
DeSantis also noted that a possible reopening would be approached in two-week increments and that some districts might need to stay closed depending on if they have active virus concerns or not.
“It may be that not every county is going to be treated the same in all this,” DeSantis said.
“Bottom line is, no absolute prediction, but I think we’re going to be in good shape,” the government’s top infectious disease expert said….