schools

What does a safe classroom look like?

Classrooms around the country are closing once again as a national coronavirus surge continues to grow. But Dr. Paula Olsiewski, contributing scholar at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security argues schools can be relatively safe.
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Doctor offers advice to families with college students returning home amid pandemic

With college students returning home for Thanksgiving, a family practice doctor has advice on how to do it as safely as possible during the pandemic.
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Medical student points to lack of COVID messaging for teens, 20-somethings

With cases of COVID-19 surging nationwide, many are questioning whether younger people are taking safety protocol seriously, but a local medical student says some of the blame belongs to public officials.
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School bans parents from throwing their kids over 6-foot fence when running late

A school in France has had to formally stop parents from throwing their kids over a 6-foot fence when running late by issuing a ban. Read more on RADIO.COM.
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45 teachers at one school call out over COVID-19 fears

Teachers in the Connetquot School District on Long Island, New York say they feel unsafe after a number of people tested positive for coronavirus and they were told to quarantine for just two days.
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Learning from home means students must now seek tech support from parents

any parents are struggling to keep up with all the technical issues that come up when kids take classes online. There are unfamiliar platforms and apps, as well as internet connectivity and privacy issues. It’s a lot for parents to learn.
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What to do when distance learning is just not working?

While students and teachers have been conducting school from home for months now, many are still having trouble adjusting to the change. So what should you do if you notice your child’s teacher appears to be stressed out or disorganized?
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Families form 'pandemic pods' to maximize learning, socialization and to stay safe this winter amid COVID

As COVID-19 puts a halt to traditional learning, some families are coming up with their own ways to help their kids get not only education, but also socialization, while also keeping health guidelines in mind.
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Teachers told to go back to work after being in contact with student infected with COVID-19

Teachers at a New York school are being told to go back to their classrooms after coming into direct contact with a student who tested positive for coronavirus.
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Exploring 'open air' schools, used during tuberculosis outbreak

In 2020, classrooms are going virtual due to coronavirus. But in the 1900s, as tuberculosis raged through the population, children still needed to go to school. One solution was open air school. Read more here.
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