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8-20-21 Education in the News

NJ Spotlight--COVID-19 vaccination mandate for teachers, school staffers likely within days

Vaccinations or weekly testing expected, though what sort of pushback will be seen remains unknown

https://www.njspotlight.com/2021/08/covid-19-gov-murphy-vaccination-weekly-testing-school-personnel/

John Mooney, Education writer | August 20, 2021 | EducationCoronavirus in NJ

 

NY Times--As Childhood Covid Cases Spike, School Vaccination Clinics Are Slow Going

Districts are heeding President Biden’s call to host pop-up vaccination clinics. But promoting vaccines is politically difficult, and persuading parents isn’t easy.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/08/20/us/politics/coronavirus-school-vaccinations.html

Sheryl Gay Stolberg| Aug. 20, 2021, 5:00 a.m. ET

 

Washington Post—(Video) Biden orders education secretary to take action against governors who ban school mask mandates

President Biden ordered Education Secretary Miguel Cardona on Aug. 18 to explore possible legal actions against governors who have blocked universal masking in pubic schools.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/politics/biden-orders-education-secretary-to-take-action-against-governors-who-ban-school-mask-mandates/2021/08/18/40752a1d-b5b9-42f1-83b0-4e73777cecc4_video.html

August 18, 2021 | 10:57 PM EDT

 

The Atlantic—Why America’s Largest Teachers Union Refuses to Support Vaccine Mandate

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2021/08/becky-pringle-nea-vaccine-mandates/619836/

Emma Green|August 20, 2021

 

NPR--The Topic Of Masks In Schools Is Polarizing Some Parents To The Point Of Violence

https://www.npr.org/sections/back-to-school-live-updates/2021/08/20/1028841279/mask-mandates-school-protests-teachers

Deepa Shivaram| August 20, 20216:00 AM ET

 

Education Week--Face Masks and Kids: Separating Fact From Fiction

https://www.edweek.org/leadership/face-masks-and-kids-separating-fact-from-fiction/2021/08

Arianna Prothero & Sarah D. Sparks — August 18, 2021

 

Education Week--After COVID’s Disruption, Groups Push Cardona to Detail Plans for Testing, Accountability

https://www.edweek.org/policy-politics/after-covids-disruption-groups-push-cardona-to-detail-plans-for-testing-accountability/2021/08

Evie Blad — August 19, 2021 3 min read

 


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