The courts excoriated the state 24 years ago because rural schools aren’t funded like urban schools. The legislature is out of time to make it right.
The Phoenix Union High School District announced the campaign last week in an attempt to get 85% of its school community vaccinated.
While the original strain of the virus had a lower infection rate among kids, the Delta variant is twice as contagious and more likely to infect children.
State lawmakers suspended the use of standardized tests for the ranking of schools, while still requiring that they be administered to students.
If and when a COVID-19 vaccine is cleared for younger children, North Carolina’s schools should add it to the list of required immunizations.
Sponsors say discussions of institutional racism and implicit bias will make white people feel bad.
The CDC recently issued new recommendations for all students, staff, and visitors in K-12 schools to wear masks, regardless of their vaccination status.