NEA President Becky Pringle released the following statement applauding the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education announcement that the Biden Administration will be investing $10 billion to expand COVID-19 testing programs in schools.
Pringle: We have a new opportunity to keep students, educators, and their families safe and focus on providing an education where every student can thrive
Safe and Just Schools in 2020 and Beyond
NEA is here to ensure we rebuild schools with an emphasis on equity, return to the classroom safely, protect the most vulnerable students, and help educators navigate their rights and responsibilities amidst the COVID-19 crisis.
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