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Leaders in several districts have in recent days have announced that all students and staff, regardless of age or vaccination status, will be required to wear masks when the 2021-22 school year begins.
Administrators in dozens of districts, from the Northeast to the Mid-West, have decided to start 2022 remote as the omicron wave hits students and staff.
Staff shortages in the classroom and elsewhere are the leading reasons some big districts have shifted to virtual learning this week, with administrators hoping to bring students back quickly.
Mask mandates are returning to dozens of districts just as many administrators had loosened COVID precautions in the weeks before omicron struck.
Uniforms are not producing the desired improvements in student behavior and may even reduce kids’ sense of belonging in school.
More large urban districts have shifted to remote learning as teachers unions squared off with administrators in Chicago and New York over in-person learning.
Students and teachers in dozens of districts, many in the Northeast, will spend days to weeks on remote learning to start 2022 due to the latest COVID wave.
Heading to school shouldn’t mean worrying for students, staff, and parents. However, in recent years, schools have seen an increase in violent threats.
Pajaro Valley Unified School District in California is now testing an innovative solution that may be a model for other administrators as they work to solve this multi-pronged problem.
With solid compliance policies, a good record-keeping strategy, an ongoing staff training program, and regular audits and updates, you can create an easy path to compliance.
Most districts have returned to a relatively normal school day but assessments show that historically marginalized students are still falling behind.