As the coronavirus continues to spread through communities, there’s fear and controversy as parents, teachers, and doctors try to navigate the onslaught of information to keep children safe. One of the biggest debates surrounds the return to the classroom.

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On Friday’s episode, Dr. Phil speaks with teachers, moms, and doctors on both sides of the issue. In the video above, Dr. Phil shares his concerns about children not being in school due to the pandemic.

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“There is a cost for not being in the classroom that goes beyond just the academics, and I’m very worried about that mentally and emotionally,” he says.
 
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