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Texas school leaders urge state not to cut funding as they struggle with declining enrollment
State leaders have funded districts for the first 18 weeks of the 2020-2021 academic year; school district leaders are asking the state to extend this allowance as attendance numbers stay low.
Could Texas students eventually be required to get a COVID-19 vaccine?
The coronavirus vaccine is not currently approved for youth, but doctors are concerned about other vaccinations - such as for measles - that have lagged this year.
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Teachers Vie for Covid-19 Vaccine Priority
Education leaders and advocates hope that earlier vaccine access for school staff will help stabilize education for more than 50 million children as they can return faster to face-to-face learning.
As Teacher Morale Hits a New Low, Schools Look for Ways to Give Breaks, Restoration
Efforts include mental health support hotlines, recorded wellness and mindfulness sessions, and virtual restorative circles.
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