Student Health

Read: Texas Schools Must Reopen 8 Weeks Into Academic Year If They Want Funding

Texas Schools Must Reopen 8 Weeks Into Academic Year If They Want Funding

Guidance from Attorney General Ken Paxton also says public school officials should decide if, when and how to open school — not public health officials.

Read: Doctors Urge Parents to Keep Well-Child Visits As Vaccination Rates Drop

Doctors Urge Parents to Keep Well-Child Visits As Vaccination Rates Drop

With lower than normal vaccination coverage, children may be at higher risk for vaccine-preventable diseases such as influenza, measles, whooping cough, chicken pox, and more.

Read: The Coronavirus and College Athletics: Which Schools Canceled Fall Sports?

The Coronavirus and College Athletics: Which Schools Canceled Fall Sports?

Some colleges, including Ivy League schools, have canceled fall sports altogether, while others plan to limit stand capacity by 50%.

Read: Teens and Tweens Spread COVID-19 Just as Much as Adults, Study Finds

Teens and Tweens Spread COVID-19 Just as Much as Adults, Study Finds

A new study analyzed 59,073 people who had contact with 5,706 coronavirus patients, focusing on people believed to be the first infected in their household.

Read: CENTEGIX Introduces ContactAlert™ for Contact Tracing in K-12 Schools

CENTEGIX Introduces ContactAlert™ for Contact Tracing in K-12 Schools

ContactAlert supports district leaders with anonymous contact tracing for school constituents during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read: 6 Steps K-12 Schools Must Take to Meet CDC Reopening Guidelines

6 Steps K-12 Schools Must Take to Meet CDC Reopening Guidelines

Monitoring building access and optimizing HVAC systems to limit the spread of COVID-19 are just a few ways K-12 schools can reopen with confidence.

Read: Trevor Project: 15% of LGBTQ Youth Attempted Suicide in Past Year

Trevor Project: 15% of LGBTQ Youth Attempted Suicide in Past Year

A new report from The Trevor Project also found 40% of LGBTQ youth have “seriously considered” attempting suicide in the last 12 months.

Read: Large Districts Announce School Year to Start 100% Online

Large Districts Announce School Year to Start 100% Online

In Nashville, students will receive at least two hours of real-time instruction each day but the bulk of learning will be done at each student’s own pace.

Read: COVID-19 Outbreaks Largely Avoided in Younger School Children in Some Countries

COVID-19 Outbreaks Largely Avoided in Younger School Children in Some Countries

Some are pointing to other countries’ successes as a push to fully reopen schools, but researchers warn the U.S. has far more coronavirus cases than most.

Read: School Reopening Plans Have Become the Latest COVID-19 Political Football

School Reopening Plans Have Become the Latest COVID-19 Political Football

Here are the various strategies states and districts have adopted to try to safely reopen after the coronavirus shut down.

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