Study: Often overlooked, molecules called glycans regulate COVID-19 spike protein function | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

BUFFALO, N.Y. — If you’re an avid reader of science news, you’ve probably heard of viral proteins such as the COVID-19 spike protein. Lesser known, perhaps, in the anatomy of viruses are a class of molecules called glycans. But these are important, too. Glycans are complex carbohydrates that decorate the…

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Data shows COVID’s effect on Tuolumne County school enrollment | News | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

Outgoing Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools Cathy Parker released a back-to-school message Thursday that included data showing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on enrollment numbers in recent years. Overall enrollment throughout the county’s public school system fell during the early stages of the pandemic in 2020, according to the…

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OHSU School of Nursing Ashland campus opens state-of-the art facility | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

Students at the OHSU School of Nursing Ashland Campus learn, practice and refine nursing skills at the campus’ state-of-the-art Simulation and Clinical Learning Center, which re-opened in 2022 after a $1.1-million renovation project that OHSU completed in collaboration with Southern Oregon University. (OHSU/Allen Hallmark) Crystal Richard, B.S., RN, CST, sees…

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After COVID-19, Schools Are Spending Big On Social And Emotional Learning. Is That A Problem? | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

Social and emotional learning (SEL) looms large in schooling. Just last week, an analysis of how the nation’s largest 100 school systems are spending their federal COVID-19 relief dollars showed that 88 percent are spending funds on “social-emotional support”, making it the second most popular option after facilities upgrades. At…

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Washington Hopes New Science Curriculum Will Boost Student Engagement – The 74 | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

Sign up here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism.  Emerging data from 2021-22 statewide summative assessments are bringing the current state of student progress into focus — spotlighting both how deeply the pandemic impacted learning and, in some places, where schools have been able to help students begin…

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