Children watch as medical workers take swab tests for Covid-19 at an ultra-Orthodox Jewish school in the central Israeli city of Rechovot, on June 25th. Photograph: Gil Cohen-Magen/AFP via Getty Images

As countries around the world anxiously consider how to reopen schools, Israel, one of the first to do so, illustrates the dangers of moving too preci(...)

Children wearing plastic face visors in class at Kinugawa Elementary School in Nikko, Japan. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Schools all over the world closed their classrooms and sent children home in the early days of the pandemic. Many have returned, many are preparing to(...)