[ExI] lag time

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Sat Jul 4 16:48:17 UTC 2020

On Sat, 4 Jul 2020 at 17:28, spike jones via extropy-chat
<extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> I tend to be a bit over on the cautious side.  I also realize I am a parent of a student who does just fine with video and distance learning.  But I know of those students who do not.  I am told there are some students who desperately need social interaction (nearly every day (for mental health reasons (indeed?  (why?)))) and that video learning is practically useless to them.  Well, ok then.  I believes it but I doesn’t understands it.
> On the other hand… people to go bars and restaurants and gun shops by choice.  People even go to grocery stores by choice.  But public school students are compelled to attend.  So… I hold my position: when in doubt, hold em out.
> Anyone here who wishes to offer suggestions, particularly the insighty types, BillW, SR, anyone else who has public school experience, I am all ears.  We hafta wait for about a week or two, to see where the case rate and death rate goes, but at this point I am compelled to say we can’t let the proles back on campus the entire first semester.  I plan to use my committee member vote to recommend we not open in September.  Too much risk of asymptomatic students carrying the virus home and killing grandma.

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