Harvard Professor

More school closures could exacerbate ‘full-on child mental health crisis’ The negative impact of at-home learning on kids ‘could last for decades,’ Joseph G. Allen argues. A Harvard health professor warned that renewed school closures will have adverse effects on kids’ education, physical well-being and mental health in a guest essay for the New York Times. A return to virtual learning in the midst of the spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19, would simply be repeating past mistakes, Joseph G. Allen, an associate professor and director of the Healthy Buildings program at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, argued. “The harms to kids from being out of school, on the other hand, are severe,” Allen wrote. “They are accumulating. And they could last for decades.” For more information visit: https://www.foxnews.com/media/harvard-professor-school-closures-tragic-mistake