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Maine schools face a new round of challenges due to the latest wave of Covid cases and staff shortages

Fifth-grade girl with mask reading
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A fifth-grade student reads a book in class. <br><strong> Photo by Allison Shelley for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action </strong>

As Covid cases surge among students and staff, schools are being forced to shift gears once again. We’ll discuss the latest changes in in the face of staff shortages, testing, quarantines, contact tracing – and more remote learning.

Panelists:
Eileen King, director, Maine School Superintendent Association
Grace Leavitt, president, Maine Education Association
Pender Makin, Commissioner, Maine Department of Education

VIP Caller:
Timothy Doak, superintendent of schools, MSAD 20 – Fort Fairfield
Becky Bell, school nurse, Portland Public Schools

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