Stories tagged: "schools reopening"


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Florida Orders Some Counties to Hide Data as COVID-19 Cases Spike in School-Age Children

Because the state ordered some counties to keep health data secret citing privacy issues, parents in parts of the state don’t know if the outbreaks are related to their schools.

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UPDATED: This Map Shows Where and Who Coronavirus Has Hit the Hardest This Week in Florida

As of September 4, 51,961 children have tested positive for COVID-19 in Florida. Cases increased after schools opened in some parts of the state.

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Fla. Teachers Retiring Early for Fear of Returning to Campus. Gov. DeSantis Pushes Reopening Anyway

DeSantis’ administration instructed schools not to close just because a student shows symptoms, without first calling state officials to discuss it.

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More than 40,000 Kids in Florida Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

Florida ranked seventh in the nation in cumulative COVID-19 cases per 100,00 children.

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Push to Reopen Schools Shows How Little GOP Cares About Moms

As Trump tweets “OPEN THE SCHOOLS!!!” women worry about returning to work, supporting distance learning, and the push to reopen schools during a pandemic.

Local plans to reopen schools in thoughtful ways are being challenged by the Trump administration which favors a prompt return to in-person schooling, ignoring the health risks of COVID-19.
Trump Administration Pushes for Riskiest Approach to Reopening Schools

Latino families are in the crossfire between the push to reopen schools and being disproportionately ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2,600 Florida Pediatricians Press DeSantis to Reconsider Reopening Schools in the Fall

The state’s American Academy of Pediatrics warns the governor that if schools reopen for in-person learning, many children and families will likely become ill with COVID-19.