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The CDC Just Took This Important Step To Reopen Schools

In case you hadn’t noticed — then again parents with young children most certainly would have — it has been 12 months since brick-and-mortar schools across the country were closed and went online because of the coronavirus outbreak (via Education Week). And while President Joe Biden has made vaccinating school and child-care workers a priority, […]

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Italy’s Conte vows to reopen schools in September

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Sunday that schools will only reopen in September but many businesses will resume as early as next week as the country emerges from a near-total coronavirus shutdown. Conte told La Repubblica daily that he will spell out the detail of how Italy will ease its way out of the […]

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Notre-Dame cathedral site, schools shut over lead fears

Work to shore up the fire-ravaged Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris was halted Thursday to stop workers being exposed to hazardous levels of lead hours after two nearby schools were also closed because of contamination fears. Environmental groups warned soon after the disaster in April that hundreds of tonnes of lead in the historic church’s roof […]