By Steve Baragona
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WASHINGTON – Everyone agrees kids should be in school.
While opening schools in the fall has become the latest Trump administration political battle, the question is not whether it’s a good idea. It’s whether it can be done safely.
With the opening of the new school year just weeks away, President Donald Trump threatened school districts that do not send kids back to classrooms. Though the federal government has little control over school finances, he said in a tweet he “(m)ay cut off funding if not open!”