“I’m beyond scared.”

“I feel scared, overwhelmed, and uneasy.”

“We’re not getting plexiglass shields, we’re not checking kids’ temperatures in the morning.”

“I’m so beyond nervous and scared but also very torn.”

“I feel like there is not a real concrete plan for returning amid the pandemic.”

“I work for a fairly affluent community and I am still terrified to go back.”

 “I miss my students so much.”

“I lost a coworker and friend to COVID-19 in March.”

“Jump-starting the economy should not be my responsibility.”

 “I teach at a college in Boston and I’m scared.”

“I live in Texas, and the state is threatening not to fund the schools if they don’t have students return to school in person.”

 “I’m very scared about going back.”

“I feel like I’m being sent to my death.”

 “There really is no right answer here.”

 “There really is no good solution until a vaccine comes out, and it’s super scary.”

“I feel terrified and incredibly frustrated.”

“I don’t want to lose my job, but I also don’t want to bring the illness home to my family, especially my asthmatic 2-year-old.”

“The list of expectations for cleaning are absurd.”

“There’s no way to make it safe.”

 “I’m terrified.”

“My dad and I both had COVID, and it was terrifying.”

“I wish people would remember that it is not just teachers and students at the school.”

“My school board has decided my life and the lives of my students aren’t worth the inconvenience of teaching online.”

“I’m worried about running out of cleaning supplies.”

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