Editor's Note: This weekly news report covers National K-12 education news with a focus on California, Tennessee, and Texas. Please be in touch with alanna.klein@greendot.org with any questions. 


  • California is the first and only state to mandate Covid-19 vaccination for all students 12 and older, indicating what we might see more of in the future. This will go into effect once the FDA approves the shots, and is a big step beyond districts requiring vaccines for certain student groups such as athletes. (LA Times, Politico CA, NY Times, Fox News, EdWeek, CalMatters, NBC News, AP News)