Stories tagged: "school reopenings"

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Arizona’s Largest High School District Will Pay Teachers and Students For Getting Vaccinated

The Phoenix Union High School District announced the campaign last week in an attempt to get 85% of its school community vaccinated.

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This Michigan Dad Saw His 13-Year-Old Son Battle COVID-19. He Vaccinated Him to Protect Other Kids, Too.

With school upon us, Michigan parents say they are cutting through misinformation to make science-based vaccine choices for their children.

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Here’s How Biden Aims to Have Most K-8 Schools Reopen Within His First 100 Days

A national strategy on reopening schools for in-person instruction and a call for more funding? Teachers and parents say yes, please.

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‘The Gap Widens’: Black and Latino Parents on the Challenges of Pandemic Learning

“Every single day is a battle," said one California mom.

In this Oct. 15, 2020, file photo, Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks at the Phoenix International Academy in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
DeVos Bids Congress Farewell in a Letter Urging Them to ‘Reject Misguided Calls’ to Make College Free

In a letter sent Monday, DeVos asked members of Congress to protect Trump administration education policies, which Biden has pledged to eliminate.

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Heroes of 2020: An ER Doctor and a School Nurse Saved Lives in Two Different Ways

Healthcare providers have been called heroes throughout 2020. But as the pandemic enters its deadliest phase yet, their warnings deserve renewed attention.

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Students With Disabilities Have Suffered the Most Under School’s Pandemic Conditions

“He regressed a lot. How do we know he’s regressing? We see more refusals."