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  • (From NPR) The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for children 12 to 15 years old, a decision that could come by some time early next week. Pfizer is also conducting ...

  • (From U.S. News) On Monday, Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said he expects every school in the country to offer families in person learning, full time, five days a week at the start of the next school year. His remarks ...

  • (From The New York Times) Though millions of U.S. workers have now returned to the office, there is still one large group of Americans whose employment rates remain far below their pre-pandemic levels — mothers of young children. ...

  • (From K-12 Dive)  As schools begin to address lost instructional time during the pandemic, administrators might consider looking closer at their medical data, suggests Addie Angelov, founder and executive director of the ...

  • (From CNN) The CDC issued new guidance Tuesday, saying fully vaccinated people can unmask at small outdoor gatherings or when dining outside with friends from multiple households — activities the CDC said require unvaccinated ...

  • (From NBOA) On April 26, the State Department announced an exception to the COVID-related visa and entry ban. As a result of this determination, applicants for F-1 and M-1 visas for academic programs will qualify for a “national ...

  • (From SHRM) On April 23, the IRS announced the safe harbor for small businesses that received first-round Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans but did not deduct certain expenses because they relied on guidance issued ...

  • (From K-12 Dive) As students return, educators should be prepared to assess students' pre-pandemic challenges and stressors, the experiences they had during quarantine and the impact of adapting to the changes present in ...

  • (From The New York Times) Last week, leaders at the Centner Academy, a Miami private school, sent teachers an email with a stark warning: Teachers who get the vaccine over the summer will not be allowed to return, the letter ...

  • (From The Washington Post) After a year of extraordinary health precautions, colleges and universities across the country are scrambling to ensure that commencements do not become superspreader events. Many schools have opted ...