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Teachers protest against COVID-19 vaccination mandates in New York on Aug. 25, 2021. On Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor denied an emergency appeal from a group of teachers to block New York City's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for public school teachers and other staff from going into effect.
Teachers protest against COVID-19 vaccination mandates in New York on Aug. 25.
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Equity & Diversity Collection A New Generation of Native Educators
Few Native American students have a teacher who looks like them. This program, and these educators, are working to change that.
Leilani Sabzalian is co-director of the Sapsik’ʷałá Teacher Education Program at the University of Oregon.
Leilani Sabzalian is co-director of the Sapsik’ʷałá Teacher Education Program at the University of Oregon.
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School & District Management Opinion School Cannot Go on This Way. Education Leaders Need to Step Up
Instead of holding broken systems together, we encourage school leaders to focus on blazing new paths, write two teacher educators.
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The convergence of flu and COVID-19 infections could exacerbate student absences and staff shortages.
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