Here are today’s additions to The Best Posts Predicting (& Showing) What Schools Look Like During The Pandemic:
As quarantines send students home, what’s the plan to keep them learning? is from Chalkbeat.
Our schl yr begins in 2 weeks. I’m doing an enormous amount of lesson planning (including lots of relationship-building time), tho feel incredibly uncertain how students r going to be & how big of an impact quarantining will have. Not a good feeling – at all.
— Larry Ferlazzo (@Larryferlazzo) August 19, 2021
— Rachel Cohen (@rmc031) August 18, 2021
When I worked on the first iterations of COVID relief funding in the Senate, top 5 in the asks from colleges & universities—do not have our funding go through the state.
I wish we could’ve done the same for K-12. https://t.co/uzk6AXR8dJ
— Christina Henderson (@chenderson) August 18, 2021
so many changes by the day https://t.co/uG41K8Tngf
— Rachel Cohen (@rmc031) August 19, 2021
Massachusetts teachers’ union presses the Republican governor for a vaccine mandate. is from The NY Times.
Woah. The Texas Supreme Court, which is entirely Republican, just blocked (temporarily) Greg Abbott’s petition to keep his ban on masks in schools.
This is a huge win for Texas families and a huge loss for Greg Abbott. pic.twitter.com/UqXloII0Mg
— Sawyer Hackett (@SawyerHackett) August 19, 2021
Teachers Reflect On Another Pandemic School Year is from NPR.