• Vermont Oct 27, 2021

    Vermont Extends School Mask Suggestion Until January

    The Vermont Agency of Education is extending until January a recommendation that schools require students to wear masks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Education Secretary Daniel French said Tuesday the goal of extending the program is to allow time for younger students to be vaccinated, if, as expected, vaccines are approved in the coming weeks for children ages…

  • Vermont Oct 5, 2021

    Nurses Warn Staffing Levels Could Complicate COVID Testing in Vermont Schools

    School nurses are raising concerns over how staffing levels may impact Vermont’s plan to expand COVID-19 testing in public schools around the state. “It’s really hard to say whether or not we can pull this off,” said Kelly Landwehr, a nurse in the Addison Central School District. “Nurses are stretched thin — everyone is stretched thin.” Landwehr was one...

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