LIVE UPDATES: Psaki admits parents shouldn't be 'satisfied' with in-person school one day a week

The CDC will release new guidelines for school reopening on Friday, Psaki said

White House press secretary Jen Psaki said parents shouldn’t be satisfied with schools reopening one day a week as the White House works toward its goal of at least partially reopening schools by President Biden's 100th day in office. 
 

Fast Facts

    • Asked why parents should be satisfied with sending their kids to school one day per week, Psaki replied, "They shouldn’t be. I wouldn’t be as a parent, and I am a parent, I should say. I have two young kids."
    • The Biden administration has said they want to see 50% percent of schools open at least one day per week. But according to Burbio’s school reopening tracker, the White House goal was reached months ago – about 64% of schools already offer some sort of in-person learning. 

     

Psaki said parents "shouldn’t be" satisfied with sending their kids to school one day per week in response to a question from a reporter.

"I wouldn’t be as a parent, and I am a parent, I should say. I have two young kids," she said.

The Biden administration has said they want to see 50% percent of schools open at least one day per week. But according to Burbio’s school reopening tracker, the White House goal was reached months ago – about 64% of schools already offer some sort of in-person learning. 

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