Covid-19 EDU News for 8/27/2021

The Delta variant carries a higher risk of hospitalization, a study finds according to the New York Times.

Teachers are going back to school after a year that pushed their limits. With the Delta variant surging, 5 of them tell us how they feel according to Business Insider.

United States

California

In Los Angeles, price for admission at nation’s second-largest school district is a negative covid test — every single week according to the Washington Post.

An unvaccinated, unmasked California teacher gave the coronavirus to half of her students according to the New York Times.

Illinois

Southern Illinois school wants to use federal COVID-19 relief money for artificial turf according to the State Register and Associated Press.

New Jersey

Morris School District: Mask rules, quarantine protocols, free COVID shots according to the MorristownGreen

N.J. school district orders teachers not to talk about COVID vaccine according to NJ.com

Tennessee

COVID closes several Middle Tennessee schools, remote learning option returns according to Fox17.

Texas

More Texas students tested positive for COVID-19 last week than at any time last school year according to San Antonio Current.

North Carolina

School board ’emergency meeting’ on COVID protocol according to the Journal Patriot.

Worldwide

Schools across Europe must stay open, say WHO and Unicef according to the Guardian.

Indonesia

Children return to school in Jakarta as Indonesia eases Covid restrictions according to the Guardian.

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