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When there’s not an adult to act as referee, coach or judge, students’ critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving skills are activated in profound ways.
Florida policy on asymptomatic students could drive teachers away while district leaders say they won’t tolerate threats of violence over mask mandates.
Perfect storm of the delta variant, low vaccination rates in parts of the country and political resistance to universal masking have sent tens of thousands of students and staff members into isolation and quarantine.
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.
A small but growing number of districts are mandating vaccines for eligible as the COVID delta variant disrupted the beginning of yet another school year.
Oakland USD will require eligible students to get vaccinated while the feds are sending aid to Florida district facing funding cuts in mask battle with Gov. Ron DeSantis' administration.
Featured speaker Shannon McClintock Miller will lead discussions on collaboration, choice boards and leadership.
Since COVID-19, there's no longer a singular definition of the job.
Educators who narrowed achievement gaps and oversaw exceptional academic performance did the work to put 325 schools on the National Blue Ribbon list for 2021.
In other COVID ed news, Florida, parents in Florida now have the power to decide if students who are asymptomatic should return to school after they've been deemed a close contact for COVID exposures.
District leaders are having to change menus daily as food suppliers are forced to substitute products, putting pressure on students with allergies to check ingredients.