Much like mitigation measures in the outside world, strategies for preventing the spread of COVID-19 in schools are ever-changing. Juneau School District Superintendent Bridget Weiss gives an update on what the district is doing to keep its students and staff healthy.
One model found that mass testing of students could cut cases by more than half in schools where masks are required and vaccination and prior infection rates are low.
Districts must spend the funds by September 2023.
In the week since the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District started tracking cases, 130 students and staff have tested positive.
Havelock played a role in some of Alaska’s most important federal statutes, including the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
The acknowledgment doesn’t mention specific clans. School board members said they wanted to err toward inclusivity.
Kids are back in school, and districts throughout the state are busy responding to COVID-19 outbreaks and, in some cases, closing schools due to the spread of the virus.
The Ketchikan High School principal sent an email to parents Monday morning saying that more COVID-19 cases had been discovered and that students would be sent home immediately. The principal of Ketchikan Charter said the school was notified early Monday morning that someone associated with the school had tested positive over the weekend.
Gov. Mike Dunleavy said Wednesday that he had ordered that the WWAMI medical education program and 17 other programs be funded.
Experts agree that the most important thing is to choose a mask that a child will actually wear properly all day long.