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Feb

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act is in focus now and there have been several voices including the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). The AFT and the Albert Shanker Institute which sponsored a conversation in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 18 about the stakes involved in reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, The conversation involved what it will mean for the millions of students who look to their schools for a fair shake and a chance to reach their dreams.

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Feb

There has been a number of stories already out on the ongoing measles outbreak and most of them are focused on student vaccination requirements and exemptions. But now it has been mentioned that much less attention has been paid to another group in the nation’s classrooms: Teachers and staff members, who, by and large, are not required to be vaccinated.