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Building healthy communities: Redefining school culture. See more state education news here

| June 23, 2020
Building healthy communities: Redefining school culture. See more state education news here

Building Healthy Communities is a concept quickly being embraced throughout America, and this effort to unite communities and schools improves the well-being of all stakeholders.

What has an ideal world looked like for the past few months? What will an ideal world look like in the next few months as students return to school, restaurants open and people continue to unite across America? 

The one thing we are sure of is that building the healthiest social and emotional climate, culture and community should be the forefront of our decisions moving forward.

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Report: No Way to Reopen Schools Safely Without Federal Bailout. See more national education news here

| June 9, 2020
Report: No Way to Reopen Schools Safely Without Federal Bailout. See more national education news here

IN ORDER TO ADHERE TO the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention safety recommendations for reopening, school districts will be forced to spend nearly $2 million per district that they hadn’t budgeted for – a cost so prohibitive that some are now scrapping plans for in-person classes entirely this fall.

“There are some saying, ‘It’s early, but I have to tell you, I don’t see how we could possibly open without additional funds,'” Daniel Domenech, executive director of AASA, the School Superintendents Association, says. “It’s becoming an overwhelming problem and many districts are considering returning to distance learning.”

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