The return to school amid the COVID-19 pandemic "is not an adventure, but an ordeal that we can overcome together ... for the good of our children,” Morocco’s head of government said Monday.

Students Return to School in Morocco Against Backdrop of COVID-19
September 7 marked the first day of school in Morocco. Photo: Saad dine El otmani/Facebook
Morgan Hekking holds a BA in International Relations from Hobart & William Smith Colleges in Geneva, New York.