U.S. Department of Education opens civil rights investigation for students with disabilities

In a story from the New York Times’ reporter, Erica Green, the U.S. Department of Education has begun investigations into five states whose prohibitions on universal mask mandates in schools may violate civil rights laws protecting students with disabilities including Iowa, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Utah. In letters to state leaders, civil rights officials…

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DeSantis says school employees will not be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine

DeSantis says school employees will not be prioritized for COVID-19 vaccine “Emphasizing that his focus remains on Florida’s elderly population, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Monday said teachers and school staff should not expect to be prioritized for vaccination against COVID-19 — at least for now.” according to the Miami Herald. “The governor’s comments came as…