Covid-19 pandemic: Italy to shut shops and schools amid infection spike

Most shops, restaurants and schools will be closed on Monday as Coronavirus infections rise. Source link

Boris Johnson: 'Inevitable' Covid transmission risk with schools return

Prime Minister Boris Johnson says it’s “inevitable” that there will be a risk of increased Covid transmission with millions of children returning to school in England. He explained that reopening schools could be done now because a proportion of the population had been vaccinated. However, he warned that we must be “very, very cautious” and… Continue reading Boris Johnson: 'Inevitable' Covid transmission risk with schools return

Covid-19: Regular tests a 'game-changer' for schools, says science adviser

Rapid tests will give confidence that schools can open safely, a government science adviser says. Source link

What does Covid testing in schools look like?

A look at how schools are preparing to welcome back most pupils on 8 March. Source link

Will New Federal COVID Guidance Lead to Open Schools?

Leila Kubesch, teacher, Norwood High School, Cincinnati, OH. Andrea Wader, parent; president, John C. Fremont Elementary PTA, Long Beach, CA. Craig Broeren, superintendent, Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools, Wood County. CDC: “Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools through Phased Mitigation,” “SARS-CoV-2 Transmission Associated with High School Wrestling Tournaments — Florida, December 2020-January 2021,” “Ventilation in Buildings.” U.S.… Continue reading Will New Federal COVID Guidance Lead to Open Schools?

CDC: Schools Safe to Reopen Before Vaccinations

CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, MD, says it’s possible for schools to reopen safely even if teachers have not yet had a chance to be vaccinated. Source link

Covid: 'No evidence' schools spread lots of coronavirus

Researchers looked at teacher and pupil Covid “sick days” in England in the autumn term up to Christmas. Source link

CDC Says Schools Can Safely Reopen, But Will They?

Leila Kubesch, Spanish teacher, Norwood High School, Cincinnati, OH. Andrea Wader, parent; president, John C. Fremont Elementary PTA, Long Beach, CA. Jennifer Nuzzo, DrPH, senior scholar, Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security; associate professor of epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore. Craig Broeren, superintendent, Wisconsin Rapids Public Schools, Wood County, WI. Burbio.com:… Continue reading CDC Says Schools Can Safely Reopen, But Will They?

Expert Tips for Teachers When Schools Reopen

AP News: “Biden vows to reopen most schools after 1st 100 days on job.” CDC: “Operational Strategy for K-12 Schools through Phased Mitigation,” “How Do I Set Up My Classroom?”  Chalkbeat: “Billions for learning loss: How Joe Biden’s stimulus plan would work.” Kaiser Health News: “‘We’re Not Controlling It in Our Schools’: Covid Safety Lapses… Continue reading Expert Tips for Teachers When Schools Reopen