#schoolsafety | Kannapolis Fire Department’s Maria Bostian earns Fire and Life Safety Educator of the Year award

She regularly reaches older adults in the community with the Remembering When® Program, including those who are home-bound. She creates special “Birthday Boxes” that are filled with personal items, including NFPA’s safety tip sheets, and installs smoke alarms where needed. Bostian’s fire safety educational efforts also reaches the community’s four-legged…

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#schoolsafety | Early results from convalescent plasma study are encouraging, researchers say

Convalescent plasma from a recovered coronavirus patient is seen at Central Seattle Donor Center of Bloodworks Northwest in Seattle, Washington. Lindsey Wasson/Reuters Hospitalized Covid-19 patients appear to fare better when they receive infusions of antibody-filled convalescent plasma, according to a study released on Friday. The study hasn’t been peer reviewed…

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#schoolsafety | Harvard’s Fall Semester Planning ‘Likely to Vary by School,’ Bacow Says | News

University President Lawrence S. Bacow said in an interview with The Crimson Friday that Harvard administrators are considering “all possible scenarios” as they plan for the fall semester but that plans are “likely to vary by school.” Bacow noted that the University’s decision on whether instruction would take place in…

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#schoolsafety | Monrovia High School To Hold Physically Distant In-Person Graduation Ceremony – CBS Los Angeles

MONROVIA (CBSLA) — Monrovia High School’s 360 seniors were supposed to graduate next month at the school’s football stadium. But, due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was canceled. Monrovia High School will hold a drive-thru graduation ceremony that will also be streamed online. (Credit: Monrovia H.S.) So the principal came…

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#schoolsafety | Let safety be guiding issue in deciding new school calendar : The Standard

EditorialCaught up in the coronavirus dilemma are millions of Kenya’s learners. A dangerous trend is cropping up — that of Kenyans throwing caution to the wind and resuming their ‘normal’ lives in disregard of the safeguards issued against the novel coronavirus. As of yesterday, Kenya’s coronavirus cases had hit 1,161, with…

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#schoolsafety | State Agencies To Reduce Budgets By Five Percent

“As Texans recover from this pandemic, it is incumbent that state government continues to maintain mission critical services without placing a greater burden on taxpayers,” reads the letter. “We are confident that Texas will get back to work and continue leading the nation in job growth, economic innovation, and business…

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