Building a National Framework to Pair Scientists and Schools During a Global Pandemic.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic forced the suspension of in-person education in schools serving students in kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) across the United States. As time passed, teachers, students, and parents struggled with remote education. With limited guidance at the federal level, physicians and school leaders across the country collaborated to develop local solutions for schools. This article describes the lessons learned from the development of 4 academic-community partnerships and collaboration among these partnerships to provide national leadership on managing COVID-19 mitigation in the K-12 environment. In addition, we describe a pathway forward for using academic-community partnerships to improve child health.

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Cited Authors

  • Zimmerman, KO; Goldman, JL; Schuster, JE; Mena, A; Quiriconi, M; Butteris, SM; Koval, S; DeMuri, GP; Mueller, NB; Benjamin, DK; Armstrong, SC; Kalu, IC; Boutzoukas, A; Moorthy, GS; Lane, H; Weber, DJ; Newland, JG

Published Date

  • February 1, 2022

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 149 / Suppl 2

PubMed ID

  • 34737179

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-4275

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1542/peds.2021-054268D


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States