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Only 19 COVID cases have been confirmed in 2,000-plus Baltimore City Public Schools students and staff since the district launched a weekly, asymptomatic testing program in March.
In Kansas, students in the Shawnee Mission School District told administrators that a clinic in their schools may have been their only chance to get the vaccine.
State education agencies must apply for the remaining $41 billion from the American Rescue Plan by June 7. Requirements include meaningful consultation with education stakeholders and the public.
With more students returning to classrooms, it's time for district administrators to focus on safety issues beyond the COVID public health crisis.
More than half of teens are not ready to deal with the anxiety of returning to school, says a survey that may sound some alarms for administrators.
Keeping the community informed of what's possible will be important as district leaders spend multiple waves of COVID stimulus funding, says one superintendent.
A surplus of COVID vaccines in East Texas allowed Longview ISD this week to swiftly offer shots to willing high school students 16 and older.
"Summer Construction & Beyond: Prioritizing COVID-19 Safety and Stimulus Funding," will cover cost-saving strategies for accelerating projects and procurement.
Minnesota's digital wellbeing bill would fund education and training around the balanced use of screens, the internet and social media, supporters say.
Black high school students in a college residency course said they felt safer at home and could better focus on schoolwork away from the stress of racist environments.
IEP teams may be tempted while students are slowly returning to school buildings to shorten the school days of students with disabilities who exhibit behavioral issues.
With much focus on re-engaging students in learning as more schools reopen, administrators are also re-committing to security beyond PPE and COVID precautions.