Covid-19 vaccines for 5-11 y/o, School Board Races, and School Choice.

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. 

NEWS

  • Today, the CDC unanimously recommended the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for 5-11 year-olds, joining the FDA. Vaccinations are expected as early as this week. (NPR, USA Today, CNBC, CNN, NY Times, Chalkbeat NY)

 

 

 

  • The Democrats’ social spending and infrastructure bills are still up in the air. Education funding has been significantly slimmed down from the initial proposal - especially in regards to K-12 infrastructure, but funding for HBCUs and Universal Pre-K remain.   (The 74 Million, Inside Higher Ed)

 

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