Is a 96% attendance rate a bright spot in a pandemic stricken school year? Not exactly, as remote learning skews annual report card.
“We have to help high school students and career changers see the benefits of becoming teachers. Right now, teaching is a tough sell for anyone," she said. "We need to help people see all of the upsides to it.”chicagotribune.com
Florida teacher’s union calls for governor to maintain funding in schools and transparency
President Andrew Spar with the Florida Education Association said Florida school districts are struggling to keep classrooms staffed with teachers adding the pandemic is to blame. Gallo explained how OCPS is being transparent about COVID-19 cases in schools by launching a new dashboard online for parents and staff. And while there are cases in some schools, Dr. Raul Pino with the Department of Health in Orange County explained schools are actually doing better than expected." I can tell you I’m pleasently surprised that the numbers in our schools continue to be this low. For the last two weeks, students and teachers at Olympia High School had to pivot to online learning after several positive cases of COVID-19 at the school.