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Healthy Schools for Students

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Vaccine Mandates in Schools Aren’t New. They’ve Been Used

(4 days ago) The first vaccine mandate in U.S. schools was enacted in Massachusetts in the 1850s to prevent smallpox transmission. By the 1900s, nearly half …

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Don't Send Your Child to School If They're Sick

(9 days ago) Schools can also be a prime spot for other infectious diseases. “RSV, streptococcus pneumoniae (strep throat), gastrointestinal (GI) infections, [and] other typical cough and cold viruses are

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How Schools Can Easily Become 'Superspreaders' of COVID-19

(5 days ago) Experts say schools can be the perfect setting for a “superspreader” event of COVID-19. They note that the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 among children is …

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Vaccinations for Back to School

(3 days ago) All states and the District of Columbia require students to meet minimum vaccination requirements in order to attend public schools. These vary from state to state.

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Vaccinating Kids, Masks, and More: The New U.S. School Year

(9 days ago) With schools slowly starting to open in the United States, that vaccination rate carries great significance for the new school year. Outbreaks have already started to happen.

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Can Schools Reopen Safely This Fall

(1 days ago) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has guidelines for reopening schools.; But this push has also made school administrators, parents, and teachers wary of going back to …

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School Starting Times: Earlier Better for Students

(3 days ago) Most recommendations indicate that schools shouldn’t start any earlier than 8:30 a.m. Yet, across the United States, many schools continue to ring that first bell at 7:30 a.m. and earlier. So

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Why School Nurses Are So Important

(1 days ago) According to the National Association of School Nurses, about 82 percent of schools in the United States have a part-time or full-time school nurse, …

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Schools and Vaccine-Preventable Diseases

(4 days ago) Health officials in multiple states have been working with school nurses, preschools, and family groups in the hopes of stopping dangerous outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases.

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Schools With Mask Mandates Had Fewer COVID-19 Outbreaks

(4 days ago) A new CDC study found that schools without masking requirements experienced significantly greater cases of COVID-19 in students. Experts say that the Delta variant has increased cases in children

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Norovirus Shut Down a School District: What You Should Know

(5 days ago) A week before Thanksgiving, officials quickly closed all 46 schools in the district to try to reduce the spread of the outbreak among its 22,000 students. This is the time of year we hear more

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Your School Probably Failed When It Came to Sex Ed. Let’s

(9 days ago) I spent grades 2–12 at a handful of different schools in Mississippi, and the most I got in the way of “sex ed” was a solitary lesson in 6th grade science class that required a signed

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Unvaccinated Children Banned from School During Outbreaks

(7 days ago) Many schools are grappling with an uptick in unvaccinated kids, which has led to various outbreaks. Experts say keeping unvaccinated kids home is the only real way to contain these outbreaks.

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Pediatricians Say No to Random Drug Testing in Schools

(Just Now) The AAP said schools that choose to do such testing anyway must “carefully consider and monitor the program for potential adverse effects, including decreased participation in …

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Pushing Back School Start Times Helps Teens

(7 days ago) The AAP recommends 8.5 to 9.5 hours of sleep for adolescents. One year later, the CDC presented its own findings on the subject. Of primary importance: Schools

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‘I’m Scared to Death’: How Teachers Feel About COVID-19

(4 days ago) After 2 weeks after schools — including colleges and universities — opened, that rate shot up to 6.17 per 1,000 people, which soon set a new Utah record for the number of …

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How Colleges Have Become COVID-19 Super Spreaders

(8 days ago) That dynamic could also spell trouble for sending students home after schools had initially opened in-person. There is the potential that students could return to their communities with the

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Los Angeles Schools Will Require COVID-19 Vaccine for Kids

(3 days ago) The Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation’s largest, is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all students ages 12 and up for in-person learning and extracurricular activities. Most

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Truancy Definition and Patient Education

(1 days ago) Schools A school is responsible for creating a safe learning environment, tracking student attendance, communicating with parents, and ensuring that all policies are clear, consistent, and

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Study Finds Kids Under 10 Unlikely to Spread COVID-19 at

(5 days ago) Schools in Israel opened as usual in September of 2020, despite the COVID-19 outbreak. However, they closed in the middle of the month following a …

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CDC Says Schools Can Reopen Safely During the Pandemic

(3 days ago) Cioe-Peña said vaccinating teachers is a good “first step.” “We need to get schools open, and vaccinating teachers will help allay fears about being in in-person schooling,” he said.

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School Lunches Served With Water

(7 days ago) The study, a cost-benefit analysis, was based on a pilot program in 1,200 elementary and middle schools in New York City. “In 2009, New York’s Department of …

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How To Create A Diabetes Emergency Action Plan for School

(5 days ago) The organization recommends layered prevention strategies in schools. State and local protocols vary. California , for example, considers these factors most important:

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Kids Are Getting COVID-19 at School and Spreading It to

(3 days ago) Many schools around the country are cautiously beginning to allow children to return to in-person classes. As children head back to school, parents may …

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Why We Need to Learn to Live with COVID-19

(1 days ago) Schools and universities come back. The states will reopen more and more,” Jenkins said. “All those things combined could cause a second wave in the fall.”

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Yes, Children Need to Take Mental Health Days Too — Here’s Why

(5 days ago) “For schools to recognize that sometimes it’s better to take a mental health day than push through when you cannot seem to cope, is a tremendous …

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A Special School Just for Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

(8 days ago) A group in Southern California is proposing to build a special elementary school exclusively for kids with type 1 diabetes. They claim it would be …

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Should Schools Reopen Before Teachers Are Vaccinated

(Just Now) Without schools reopening, many parents are left to choose between caring for their children and balancing a job. Reopening schools would allow many households to …

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Effective Ways to Reduce the Spread of COVID-19 in Classrooms

(Just Now) The New York Times reported on recent COVID-19 testing in schools and found there were 28 positive cases out of 16,298 tests. If not safe, then safer schools. According to the research, schools

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"People Are Stressed": What It's Like Teaching in Florida

(8 days ago) Share on Pinterest Teaching was a stressful profession long before the pandemic began. Now, arguments over mask mandates and vaccinations in schools

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Doctors from Lower-Tier Medical Schools Prescribe Far More

(5 days ago) Even pharmacy schools now teach students more about the opioid epidemic and the appropriate use of pain medications. However, Stein said many pharmacists are …

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Vaccine Laws Mandatory

(1 days ago) All 50 states mandate vaccination as a condition of entry into school, although exceptions vary from state to state. In addition to mandating vaccination against childhood diseases like polio

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Battle Intensifies to Keep Junk Food Out of School Lunch Rooms

(Just Now) Data covered more than 2.7 million fifth-graders from 5,326 schools. The prevalence of fifth-graders who were overweight or obese increased slightly each year from 2001 to …

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Why Reopening Schools Isn’t as Easy as Reopening Walmart

(4 days ago) Justine Green is the principal at Tamim Academy in Boca Raton, Florida, and author of the children’s book “Completely Me.”She said she’s seen firsthand the conflict opening up schools has

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A Silver Lining of Remote Learning: Students Got a Lot

(3 days ago) The COVID-19 pandemic changed the way schools held classes, with many students taking courses online. Online coursework meant that many …

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CDC Director Discusses Masks, Vaccines, Schools

(5 days ago) CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky Talks to Healthline About Masks, Vaccinations, Schools. Written by Moira McCarthy on July 29, 2021 — Fact checked by …

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Bullying: It's Actually Decreasing

(1 days ago) Bullying in U.S. schools has been on a decades-long decline, suggests new research. The analysis stems from an ongoing survey conducted at schools in Maryland from 2005 to 2014.

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LGBTQ Youth Are Still Experiencing High Rates of Bullying

(7 days ago) The survey found lower rates of bullying reported by middle school students (58 percent) and high school students (44 percent) in these LGBTQ-affirming schools

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CDC Mask Mandate for Vaccinated Students, Teachers

(9 days ago) Currently, children under 12 years old aren’t eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine.. This means that elementary schools and some middle and K-8 schools

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Get COVID-19 Vaccinations Now for School Children

(3 days ago) With many schools beginning in August, experts say non-vaccinated children should be immunized as soon as possible. “Vaccines work,” Dr. Jeannie Kenkare, chief medical officer of …

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Teens Experiencing Lower Levels of Anxiety with Remote

(8 days ago) Over 1,000 year-nine students from 17 secondary schools in South West England were involved in the study. Year nine is the equivalent of the eighth grade in the United States.

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Children Asthma Attacks: How to Reduce Them

(Just Now)Schools have a large part to play to help children manage their asthma, including having asthma-friendly policies about children’s medicine use,” she added. “Parents and children can

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Doctors May Need More Education on Nutrition

(7 days ago) While nutrition education across medical schools varies greatly, the study authors argue that both regionally and globally, there’s a distinct lack of dietary training for doctors.

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The Biggest Worries Parents and Students Have for the New

(8 days ago) A new study found parents felt a mix of worries — some were more traditional back-to-school jitters, while others were far more anxiety-inducing, given …

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Americans Caring for Their Grandchildren Face Risks During

(1 days ago) As schools across the country prepare to reopen for the fall term, caregivers are getting ready to face the next set of challenges posed by COVID …

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