CDC: Swine Flu Outbreak Shouldn’t Close Schools

As the nation’s 55 million children prepare for a new school year, the foremost question on many parents’ and school administrators’ minds is, How will we protect our students from swine flu? Some education officials anticipate that each of the country’s 100,000 public schools and thousands of private schools may have to close at some point between now and next summer to stem the tide of the H1N1 pandemic.