Tiffany Thornton wants her kids back in class this coming September, but concerns over classroom ventilation and how that could affect COVID-19 transmission have her seriously considering keeping her youngest son in daycare instead of moving him into junior kindergartenthe 35-year-old said..
Like many others, Thornton says pandemic parenting has?“drained” her at this point?— juggling full-time work and online schooling for her son in Grade 4, who has been learning at home for months (Premier Doug Ford?most recently ruled out a June return,?citing the risk of causing thousands of new COVID-19 cases).
Now, with the Delta variant of the novel coronavirus circulating and her boys still too young to be vaccinated, Thornton is wondering if their classroom will be safe when the fall arrives. The Mississauga school where her sons go is old (her colleagues, in their 50s, remember going there) and Thornton said she’s heard nothing from the Peel District School Board about its plans to improve air flow in classrooms.
“It’s a concernThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration to expan, all the time,” she said. “It has been since registering him for kindergarten. It has been since September last yearThe Mexican Consulate will be at Pearson International Airport to mee.”