In the news: Latest San Francisco school reopening fight: How far apart should desks be spaced?

Just as San Francisco public school officials and the teachers union seemed to be inching toward an agreement on reopening schools, a rift has opened over 2 feet of social distancing.

According to a letter from the San Francisco teachers union, district officials proposed late Wednesday that students be seated 4 feet apart — a distance that has been approved by the city’s health department — instead of 6 feet, which the state health department recommends when feasible. Read more here.