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UK teachers and pupils are bone tired … and now they’re freezing cold | Laura McInerney

Open windows are recommended to combat Covid – but where is the government money to keep schools warm?

Are you cold? Sitting shivering under a blanket as you work? I hope not. But if you are in a school there’s a good chance you are freezing, and it’s not helping an already a bleak situation.

Teachers and pupils are perishing in the mid-November air as classroom windows are now meant to be open for ventilation, to reduce the threat of aerosol Covid transmission. In a Teacher Tapp survey, 64% of teachers who responded said they were required to keep windows open at all times. School heating systems already tend to be feeble; against open windows, they are useless.

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