Top officials in the District and Maryland announced Thursday that they would embrace CDC guidelines and advise schools that they can operate with three feet of social distance between students in classrooms instead of the previously recommended six feet. This move would allow schools to accommodate more students in person at a time when demand for in-person learning outstrips the supply of available seats in the region. But how significantly plans for this school year will change is uncertain.
D.C. and Maryland say that schools can shrink social distancing to 3 fee
March 26, 2021