Ordinarily, I’d add these new articles and videos to The Best Posts Predicting (& Showing) What Schools Look Like During The Pandemic. However, that list is just getting too massive. So, in the future, if you want to find these in one place, click here:
Newsom promised 6 million COVID tests for students. Only half have arrived is from The L.A. Times.
Philadelphia’s COVID case hikes raise concerns about in-person classes is from NPR.
‘Insurmountable’: Parents Grapple With Omicron’s Upending Force in Schools is from The NY Times.
The Chicago Teachers Union Is Pushing for Remote Learning. The City Says No. is from The NY Times.
Hundreds of parents, almost all mothers, shared with us how they are handling their children’s schools’ approaches to the pandemic. Their answers varied widely in specifics but mostly boiled down to: Not well. https://t.co/JgqzmxfKp6 pic.twitter.com/ikfVnENRRD
— The New York Times (@nytimes) January 5, 2022
All Los Angeles Unified School District students and employees will need to show a negative Covid test to enter school on Jan. 11, the district said. “We don’t know what we’re going to see when we come back,” Pilar Montalvo, a parent in Los Angeles, said. https://t.co/K2hIYNR8R9 pic.twitter.com/2VYuIlRQ3H
— The New York Times (@nytimes) January 4, 2022
The vast majority of missed school at this particular moment is almost certainly coming from student absences, not school building closures.
— Matt Barnum (@matt_barnum) January 4, 2022
"Two hours before the district announced the partial move to remote instruction, Monica Lewis, a district spokesperson, said the district intended to open schools as planned"
this communications strategy, which we're seeing all over, is so untenablehttps://t.co/6cDgnN1fnm
— Rachel Cohen (@rmc031) January 4, 2022