Federal Swine Flu Vaccine Now Plentiful in Half the States
After weeks of shortages, swine flu vaccine is plentiful enough that nearly half the states now say everyone can get it, not just people in high-risk groups.
Education Should School Close When the Flu Hits? New Evidence for Educators
A study published this month offers new advice on the optimal time for closing schools when a flu outbreak strikes.
Education Swine Flu Vaccination Starts at 125 N.Y.C. Schools
New York City officials began administering swine flu vaccine to schoolchildren Wednesday in an effort to head off a repeat of last spring's outbreak that sickened hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers and closed dozens of schools.
Families & the Community Schools Taking Part in Campaign to Give Swine-Flu Vaccine
Educators and health officials are facing logistical challenges and questions from parents.
Education Online Resources to Get Schools Ready for Flu Season
With flu season on the horizon, schools are preparing to deal with closures and exploring the potential for technology to provide continuity of learning.
Federal School Nurse Shortage Hampers Swine-Flu Response
As schools grapple with a resurgence of swine flu, many districts have few or no nurses to prevent or respond to outbreaks, leaving students more vulnerable to a virus that spreads easily in classrooms and takes a heavier toll on children and young adults.
Special Education Ed. Dept. Gives Guidance on Providing Special Education During a Swine Flu Outbreak
The department suggests that school officials consider ways of providing educational materials in accessible formats or through the use of auxiliary aids and services in order for a student with a disability to participate in a distance-learning program.