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With voters still thinking about school closures and COVID protocol restrictions, political analysts in Florida say, outside of the gubernatorial race, they expect more attention local school board elections to receive much of the...
Perlmutter’s bill will “study the potential mental health effects of active shooter drills in K-12 schools” and “will help inform and identify best practices in order to maximize the effectiveness of school safety drills while minimizing the trauma to students and staff members.”
In a sign that 2022 may be a tough year for Democrats, the nation’s largest teachers' unions have donated large amounts of campaign donations to Political Action Committees (PACs) allied with that party. Last week,...
“The SCHOOLS Act would require the CDC to conduct a study on the impacts of the coronavirus on children. CDC would issue updated recommendations and guidance based on these findings, to better inform state and local educational agencies on best practices," the congresswoman’s office noted. “Significant funding would then be provided to K12 public schools to procure the supplies needed to safely conduct in-person instruction or expand digital learning tools for remote instruction.”
In June, Florida Education Association (FEA) President Fedrick Ingram, who chaired the union’s Statewide Committee to Safely Reopen Public Schools, laid out his group’s game plan for schools to safely reopen this summer.
Earlier this month, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten insisted “we know remote learning hasn’t worked.”
Shalala, who served as president of Hunter College and the University of Miami and as the chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, noted the bill “requires reporting on teacher programs that are related to success in the classroom, such as admission standards, clinical preparation requirements, and outcome measures such as placement, retention, and performance. She weighed in on the proposal on Friday.
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