Connecticut School Districts Begin Planning Vaccine Clinics – NBC Connecticut | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

Connecticut school districts around the state have begun organizing their own COVID-19 vaccination clinics, preparing for the official rollout of vaccines for teachers and other school staff on Monday. Waterbury Mayor Neil O’Leary said a special vaccination appointment hotline for the roughly 4,000 eligible workers in his city’s school system…

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High schools press state officials for more guidance on COVID-19 testing for football, water polo – San Gabriel Valley Tribune | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

CIF State commissioner Ron Nocetti said Thursday the California Department of Public Health is working to update its guidelines for the new COVID-19 testing requirement for football and water polo and for how athletic programs should handle positive tests for athletes on their teams. Coaches and school administrators have been…

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Miami-Dade schools lose 3 employees to COVID-19 in just 2 weeks, union says | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – The union that represents bus drivers, food service, security, maintenance and custodial staff at Miami-Dade County Public Schools is mourning the deaths of three employees from COVID-19 in a span of just two weeks. Phyllis Leflore, president of the AFSCME Local 1184, said that maintenance worker…

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Columbus superintendent Talisa Dixon fought inequity, loss during COVID | #coronavirus | #kids. | #children | #schools

Alissa Widman Neese   | The Columbus Dispatch Video: Talisa Dixon hit with sorrow while leading schools through COVID-19 shutdown Columbus City Schools superintendent Talisa Dixon describes the grief of her father’s death while leading the city schools through the COVID shutdown. Doral Chenoweth, The Columbus Dispatch With school buildings shuttered…

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