Mental and physical health of both teachers and students, along with enforcing social distancing practices, are chief concerns voiced by school administrators, teachers, and staff in a new survey about a return to classrooms.

The Rave Mobile Safety Back-to-School Safety Concerns Report highlights the top concerns educators have as they return to classrooms, as well as the steps they’re taking to create a safe teaching and learning environment.

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School leaders wrestled with how to begin the new school year in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, and several factors, including funding availability for COVID-19 safety measures and parent preferences, impacted their decision-making process. Direction from state and local governments, though, seemed to be the most influential driver for back-to-school planning.

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Laura Ascione

Laura Ascione is the Editorial Director, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura