Category: Columns

Remote learning will continue for rest of school year as Roy Cooper extends NC school closures

by Lindsay Marchello Raleigh, NC – Students won’t return to classrooms this school year, but instead will continue learning from home.  Initially, Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order closing schools would have expired May 15. He announced Friday, April 24, the…

Floating on coronavirus research

By Kevin Roche A couple of early morning research tidbits. One is a little more information on the Swedish study. Here is another story, eventually we will get a translation.  (Swedish Story)  This story also describes the interim results as…

A prudent reopening is sustainable

by John Hood A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column arguing that while a stay-at-home order might be justified as an initial response to an immediate and poorly understood public-health threat, it wasn’t “sustainable” for more than a…

What we learned this week

By Kevin Roche From a science or epidemiological perspective the primary learning this week, gleaned from a variety of studies, most of which have been summarized in other posts, is that, as suspected, the true number of people who are…