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What does the arrival of COVID-19 vaccines mean for our students, public schools and colleges? Join infectious disease experts, public health professionals, community leaders and educators for an update on the pandemic and our public schools with a deep dive into the topic of vaccines. What is involved in getting the vaccines to educators in Massachusetts? What can educators do through their unions to shape local distribution plans? How and where will vaccines be distributed? Will the vaccines allow us to return to life as we knew it prior to the pandemic?
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This was very informative, thank you again!
In response to questions about funding of surveillance testing, DESE will pay for staffing for the first 6 weeks to help with the program. After that, the new federal funds can be used. MTA will be putting out a spreadsheet with the federal funds each school district will receive.
Superintendents have have to opt-in to surveillance testing. Each local union should work with superintendents to get the paperwork in by the deadline, which is tomorrow, Jan. 15.
You can find this recording at facebook.com/massteacher/live.
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