covid-19

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Vaccination concept. Female doctor vaccinating young man
Vaccination concept. Female doctor vaccinating young man

Teachers & Vaccines: Debate & Demands

The emotionally charged feelings surrounding COVID-19, largely linked with politics, are nowhere stronger than in the discussion about K-12 public school reopenings. As we now experience a transition of the U.S. presidency from Republican to Democratic hands, the vastly differing viewpoints remain as strong as ever. Read More ›
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Funny girl fond of chemistry filming video while making experiment
Funny girl fond of chemistry filming video while making experiment

When Remote Learning Works

When the coronavirus took the world by surprise in the early months of 2020, schools were among the first entities to close their doors, ceasing operations as normal. Read More ›
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The Bill Walton Show: Silver Linings

As we wrap up one of the most chaotic years in modern memory, members of the BWS team gather virtually to talk about the impact of COVID-19 on our lives. What will the future hold when it comes to masks? The economy? Life in general? While 2020 is one most of us would like to forget, we manage to find several “silver linings” heading into 2021. Read More ›
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Selection of traditional thanksgiving food - turkey, mashed patatoes, green beans, apple pie on rustic background
Selection of traditional thanksgiving food - turkey, mashed patatoes, green beans, apple pie on rustic background

The Changing Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner

On this Thanksgiving Day, let us be thankful for all the American inventors and innovators who enrich our lives with plentiful food and, hopefully, a cure for the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More ›
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Authentic school grounds. School backpacks and bags piled up outside a run down looking classroom. Lesson learning taking place inside room.
Authentic school grounds. School backpacks and bags piled up outside a run down looking classroom. Lesson learning taking place inside room.

A Mass Educational Exodus

School closures began last March, and today over half of K-12 public schools remain closed to in-person learning. According to a report from Bellwether Education Partners, upwards of three million students have cut ties with schooling. Read More ›
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Selection of traditional thanksgiving food - turkey, mashed patatoes, green beans, apple pie on rustic background
Selection of traditional thanksgiving food - turkey, mashed patatoes, green beans, apple pie on rustic background

This Thanksgiving Is Time for a ‘Great National COVID Repentance’

The CDC has requested that we stay home for Thanksgiving. That’s a bitter pill. But to the CDC’s credit, it did not attempt to impose a legally enforceable travel ban. Rather, the agency treated Americans as adults capable of making appropriate decisions. Read More ›
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The Price of Panic

The last several months have been unlike anything we have ever seen as the world has gone through great lengths to slow the spread of COVID-19. The policy of lockdowns and mass quarantines were widely adopted but each passing day begs the question, did we take the right approach? Read More ›
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Fight covid
Fight covid

Lab Coat Tyranny

Public health authorities in California have unveiled a plan that requires counties to meet new “health equity metrics” in order to emerge from the current Covid-19 lockdowns. It’s a broad experiment in social justice. Read More ›