CDC officially says all schools should reopen in-person across the US with new mitigation design

The CDC has recently designed a new layout for schools with the intention to reopen with in-person learning. The CDC has released a plan for reopening school based on community risk assessment. Based on four assessments, blue (low transmission), yellow (moderate transmission), orange (substantial transmission), and red (high transmission), the[Read More…]

Governor Cuomo’s top aide apologizes to lawmakers for withholding NY’s COVID-19 nursing-home death toll

Melissa DeRosa, Governor Cuomo’s top aide, privately apologized to Democratic lawmakers for withholding the state’s nursing-home death toll from COVID-19. In a confession made during a conference call with New York state Democrats, obtained by The New York Post, Melissa DeRosa asked for understanding from their critics. DeRosa told lawmakers:[Read More…]

Utah charter school withdraws petition to make Black History Month “participation optional”

Parents who requested to exclude their children from participating in the Black History Month curriculum at a northern Utah charter school withdrew their petitions after criticism, according to USA Today.  Maria Montessori Academy had planned to make Black History month participation optional, requested by the parents at the school. “Reluctantly,[Read More…]