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Opinion: We need to get past politics to reopen schools

By , Guest Columnist Updated: July 18, 2020 1:18 PM CT | Published: July 18, 2020 4:00 AM CT
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Jerri Green


Jerri Green, a former criminal defense attorney, is now director of community engagement at the Community Legal Center. She is a wife and mother of three young children, and is currently running for a seat in the Tennessee House of Representatives. 

Everything about the coronavirus has become politicized, so why not a return to school? The answer is simple: The losers will be our children, and that is not an acceptable price to pay for political points.


coronavirus Gov. Bill Lee

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