September School Return Must Be Safe

September 1, 2020

Boris Johnson has argued that it is ‘our moral duty’ to ensure all pupils go back to school in September.

The irony of Boris talking about morals after the anxiety his government has caused A-level and GCSE students, working-class youth generally, and the monumental amount of stress the Tories have caused through austerity, is overwhelming.

After six months the Tory government has still not been able to provide an efficient and smooth-running test, track, trace and isolation system for Covid-19 cases in all localities.

In the latest edition of The Socialist, teachers and parents outline what’s needed to make sure that children’s education and the health of their teachers and families doesn’t suffer, and how to fight for it.