Nathan Kelly received his Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is co-director of the Tennessee Chapter of the Scholars Strategy Network, volunteers as the director of data and analysis at Knox County Schools-Parent Advocates for School Safety (kcspass.org), is the author of numerous books and articles and is a recipient of the Carnegie Corporation Fellowship. The views here are his alone.
Three weeks of school are in the books, and it is now clear that the kids in our schools are bearing the brunt of the latest surge in COVID-19 cases. How bad is it? Simply, this is the worst point in the pandemic for Knox County’s kids, by far. And while case counts among children […]