8-2-21 Education in the News

NPR--Students Need To Be In Classrooms, With Masks, This Fall, Education Secretary Says

https://www.npr.org/2021/08/02/1022429844/schools-masks-students-in-person-education-secretary-cardona

Clare Lombardo|August 2, 20215:00 AM ET

 

NY Times--Los Angeles schools order weekly virus tests for everyone, vaccinated or not.

The shift by the second-largest U.S. district comes weeks before in-person classes are scheduled to resume.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/30/world/los-angeles-schools-covid.html

Lauren McCarthy| July 30, 2021

 

NY Times--Florida’s governor gives parents final say on masks for children in school.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/07/30/us/florida-desantis-masks-schools.html

Sarah Mervosh| July 30, 2021

 

Education Week--Why School Boards Are Now Hot Spots for Nasty Politics

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/why-school-boards-are-now-hot-spots-for-nasty-politics/2021/07

Stephen Sawchuk — July 29, 2021

 

Education Dive--Prospect of COVID-19 vaccine mandates adds tension in districts

https://www.k12dive.com/news/prospect-of-covid-19-vaccine-mandates-adds-tension-in-districts/604170/

Naaz Modan| Published July 30, 2021

 

The Hechinger Report--OPINION: The pandemic challenged school administrators, but didn’t break us

We’ve learned the importance of remaining flexible, agile and creative

 

https://hechingerreport.org/opinion-the-pandemic-challenged-school-administrators-but-didnt-break-us/

David Title August 2, 2021