Open Windows Are The New Norm In TDSB This Winter & Students Should Just Wear Layers
Windows will be open to stop the spread of COVID-19.
It is going to be a cold school year forthis winter.
The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) announced on November 26, 2020, that classroom windows will be kept open periodically during the winter months.
The decision is being made on recommendation from , who believe that circulating fresh air is key to stopping COVID-19.
Toronto Public Health is recommending that windows in classrooms should be opened for a period of time at different points of the day to introduce fresh air into the space and increase air flow.
TDSB will reportedly turn up their heating systems to keep things from getting unbearable.
However, officials have noted that it will create a "cooler than normal" environment for students.
"We recognize it is very much a balance between introducing more ventilation at various times during the day and maintaining a comfortable indoor air temperature in classrooms," the school board noted in a press release.
Students are being told to wear anto school to keep warm.
So bundle up students, it's about to get chilly.