The on-site instruction opt-out request form gives parents the opportunity to stay in a virtual model all year. District officials say the intent was to show parents the responsibilities that come with choosing that option.
Attorney Mark Peper says he received letters and calls from inmates and their families who are concerned about the spread of COVID-19 in prisons. In a letter, Peper says an inmate wrote that he felt he and other inmates were “waiting to die.”
Here in the U.S., diseases such as polio and smallpox have been eliminated through vaccinations. Even people who aren’t vaccinated, or can’t be vaccinated, have some protection through a process called herd immunity.
State legislatures have decided how they will allocate the remaining federal funds from the CARES Act.State lawmakers say $40 million of the more than $600 million of remaining funds will go towards minority and small businesses.