Should Colleges Reopen This Fall?

A framework for thinking about coronavirus risk on campus

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Yesterday a friend of mine who happens to be a college dean asked for “my take” on the difficult question of how to safely reopen college campuses in the fall. While trying not to claim expertise I do not have, I reflected on this question and replied with a framework for thinking