Colorado governor says return to school 'reasonably safe'
July 31, 2020
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis said Thursday he thinks it's "reasonably safe" to open schools this fall and announced plans to distribute medical-grade masks to teachers across the state to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
"I think the hard work of Coloradans is what has led to an environment where, unlike parts of Texas, much of Florida, it's reasonably safe to open schools. ... I know that many kids are going to be going back in the coming weeks, including my own," the Democratic governor said during a virtual news conference.
Polis said private school teachers across the...