It has taken a deadly virus to shine a light on Boston’s poor school conditions
It wasn’t until the last paragraph of the Dec. 17 editorial, “Let public health experts guide school reopenings,” that one sees mention of one of the most critical issues for the transmission of COVID-19 in our schools: ventilation.
Most Boston schools have no ventilation systems, and many of the 30 schools with HVAC systems need upgrades. It’s common for teachers to work in overheated or freezing rooms, or in closets and basement rooms without windows.
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