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In the News: CDC Issues Guidance for Safely Reopening Schools

During the coronavirus pandemic, each state has grappled with varying approaches to education and public health. Now, the Centers for Disease Control have shared comprehensive guidelines for how to safely operate schools. Here’s what you need to know about the new federal guidelines. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new and lengthy guidance […]

In the News: Should Schools Become Vaccination Sites for Everyone?

Public health experts point to vaccine distribution as a key to getting students back in class and keeping teachers safe. As more districts work to get teachers and staff their shots, leaders debate whether schools should become community hubs for vaccination. An increasing number of school district leaders are setting up creative partnerships to vaccinate […]

In the News: What Congressional COVID Funding Means for K-12 Schools

The inauguration of Joe Biden takes place this week. The President-elect recently proposed a $1.9 trillion stimulus package which includes new aid for K-12 and higher education. Here are the details on his approach, which has been called a “rescue plan” aimed at reopening schools. (Updated 1/14) A new, $1.9 trillion stimulus package proposed by […]

In the News: Where is it Safe to Reopen Schools?

As schools grapple with reopening plans across the country, education leaders, teachers unions, and parents clash over what they believe to be the safest path forward. A recent study offers new insights about how school impacts public health. Since the beginning of this pandemic, experts and educators have feared that open schools would spread the […]

In the News: How to Teach Students About the U.S. Capitol Attack

As we experience some of the most intense challenges our country has ever faced, students are watching. Now, educators across the US are tasked with explaining dramatic events as tensions unfold in real time. This article shares resources for how to navigate these issues and support your students. The dramatic events of Jan. 6 and […]