Leaders of the union representing New York City principals called for Mayor Bill de Blasio to cede control of the nation’s largest school district for the remainder of the pandemic, following a chaotic summer of planning to reopen.
According to the data, which includes self-reported, test-confirmed cases from hundreds of school districts across the state, 69% of infected students were in grades seven through 12, while just 15% were in grades four through six and 16% in grade three or lower.
North Carolina mandates vaccines that ward off a litany of infections like mumps, measles, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, chickenpox. Other vaccines, like an annual flu shot, are recommended by the CDC but not required by the state.
Mineola ISD’s administrators, staff members, and students have been following the safety protocol since the school district’s 2020-2021 school year started on Aug. 13, and they have been able to limit the spread of the COVID virus.