Finding 1: Most teachers and parents think teaching in person during the pandemic is risky and that teachers themselves should decide whether to hold in-person classes.
Finding 2: Both teachers and parents feel torn over whether in-person classes are worth the risks.
Finding 3: Somewhat more teachers than parents think that students and teachers should be required to get vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to hold in-person classes.
Finding 4: Teachers and parents feel strongly that schools must help teachers support students during the pandemic. Somewhat more teachers than parents favor suspending standardized testing.
Finding 5: Teachers want social and emotional support from their schools as well as help with teaching online. Parents recognize teachers’ need for support.
Finding 6: Most teachers and parents think that communities value teachers more now than before the pandemic, but that the pandemic will make recruiting new teachers to the profession more difficult.