Front-line workers—specifically nurses, doctors and other clinicians—remain at the forefront of our collective conscious as we mark the two-year anniversary of the global COVID-19 pandemic making its way to the U.S. The reverberations of the pandemic have affected each and every corner of the hospital, from cafeteria workers to administrative professionals and security teams.
“Supply chain” is now a common household term. For educators and school administrators, ongoing supply chain disruptions continue to create challenges in their nutrition programs, course materials and equipment, and the learning environment itself.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a new level of mindfulness to basic hygiene practices. We’ve all become accustomed to washing our hands more frequently, as well as carrying around a bottle of hand sanitizer while we’re on the go.
Several North Texas school districts are cancelling school to extend the long Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, citing staff shortages and a surge in COVID-19 cases.
The pandemic has been a challenging time for everyone in higher education, especially those in charge of emergency management and public safety.
When lockdowns began in March of 2020, educators scrambled to adjust to the new reality.
With more online classrooms than ever before, it has become increasingly important that students and educators are given the technological resources needed to form meaningful relationships and maintain consistent learning experiences, no matter the circumstance.
The widespread implementation of hand sanitizing stations requires schools to keep a bulk supply of hand sanitizing liquid available. And finding a safe place to store gallons upon gallons of hand sanitizing fluid is proving to be a logistical nightmare from a fire and life safety inspections perspective.
A 16-year-old student at Laramie High School in Laramie, Wyo., was arrested and led away from her school in handcuffs on Thursday, Oct. 7. Junior Grace Smith said in an interview that she was arrested for trespassing after receiving a suspension for refusing to follow the school’s mask mandate and then refusing to leave school grounds.
Necessity is the mother of invention, especially when it comes to battling COVID-19. We have tried common-sense practices like frequent hand washing, masking, and social distancing. Yet the scourge is still among us
- By Paul Baratta, Bruce Canal