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Prevention best practices focus on testing, vaccinations, and school building ventilation.
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A second grade student is given a COVID-19 rapid test at H.W. Harkness Elementary School in Sacramento, Calif., on Feb. 11, 2022. As a new school year approaches, COVID-19 infections are again on the rise, fueled by highly transmissible variants, filling families with dread. They fear the return of a pandemic scourge: outbreaks that sideline large numbers of teachers, close school buildings and force students back into remote learning.
A 2nd grade student is given a COVID-19 rapid test at H.W. Harkness Elementary School in Sacramento, Calif., in February. The Biden administration plans to send millions of COVID-19 tests to school districts over the 2022-23 school year as part of its COVID-19 response.
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Teaching Opinion Summer School Reminded Me Why I Love Teaching
I didn’t feel prepared to teach a remedial ELL class. Then it turned into one of the best experiences of my career.
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Future of Work The Key to Getting Girls Interested in STEM Could Be Their Teacher
A majority of women said that a teacher influenced their decision to pursue a career in technology.
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Ninth graders Angela Alexy, Zoe Doyle, and Sarah Retallick use Instamorph to mold a custom phone cord holder at Pennsbury High School in Falls Township, Pa., on March 19, 2018. Bucks County schools are involving girls in STEM programs.
Ninth graders mold a custom phone cord holder in a STEM program at Pennsbury High School in Falls Township, Pa. Women’s interest in computer science mostly starts in high school, according to the Girls Who Code/Logitech report.
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Equity & Diversity Uvalde Schools Aren't Defined by One Tragedy. Here Are Key Moments in Their History
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Past and present residents of Uvalde, Texas, recount a deeper story of Robb Elementary—one that began years before the May 24 mass shooting.
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