Coronavirus response | St. Joseph-Ogden’s priorities: Assessing kids, keeping them in school | Coronavirus | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

ST. JOSEPH — Last July, school plans were in flux, constantly changing as new COVID-19 data came in. Knowing how schools would operate simply wasn’t possible. This year, St. Joseph-Ogden Superintendent Brian Brooks is glad to have clearer guidance and one assurance: that school will be back in person full…

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Arkansas Governor’s School goes remote because of COVID outbreak. But regular school should be fine, right? | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

Arkansas Governor’s School goes remote because of COVID outbreak. But regular school should be fine, right? – Arkansas Times Arkansas Governor’s School, the four-week program at Arkansas Tech for bright high school students, announced Friday that it was going remote for the remainder of the session, which ends Aug. 1,…

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Marietta Schools first district in country to partner with CDC, study COVID-19 in schools – WSB-TV Channel 2 | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

MARIETTA, Ga. — A metro Atlanta school district was the first in the country to partner with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to study the coronavirus in schools. Channel 2′s Cobb County Bureau Chief Chris Jose was in Marietta Friday, where CDC researchers looked at how schools operated…

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Hall County Schools releases COVID-19 guidelines ahead of 2021-22 school year | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

According to the guidelines, all schools in the district will: Be mask optional. Continue to implement and encourage simple but effective mitigation strategies: handwashing, covering coughs and sneezes, wiping down high touch surfaces, etc. Continue to contact trace and notify close contacts. Publicly post and share a COVID-19 weekly report…

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