American School of Madrid photo by author

I am the head of school at the American School of Madrid. I am an educator, not a scientist. This is not a data driven report, this is one school’s story, our school’s story. As much as we need data to guide decision making, we also need stories to give hope, to serve as examples, and to give a broader context than points on a graph and percents in a spreadsheet. The discussion about COVID precautions and preventative measures has become polarized and…