Testimony Before the United States House Subcommittee on Consumer Protection & Commerce Regarding “Kids Online During COVID: Child Safety in an Increasingly Digital Age”

By Corey DeAngelis:

There have been substantial costs associated with keeping schools closed in terms of students losing ground academically, mentally, and physically – and many of these negative effects have disproportionately impacted less advantaged groups, leading to inequities. Meanwhile, the evidence has generally indicated that schools can safely reopen for in-person instruction and that school reopenings are not associated with major increases in overall Covid-19 transmission or hospitalizations… read more

Corey DeAngelis is the Executive Director at Educational Freedom Institute, the Director of School Choice at Reason Foundation, and an Adjunct Scholar at Cato Institute