Universal vouchers will siphon $1B away from local public schools to unaccountable private schools every year.
“I’ve worked in AZ schools for 12 years. I can tell you that not one school in the state can withstand a 20% cut.”
🛑 #StopVoucherExpansion https://kjzz.org/content/1802119/public-school-advocates-work-block-voucher-expansion-again
Omg. New Jersey takes blood samples from every newborn and then stores the blood — for decades. State police have been subpoenaing the blood for criminal cases. @terrencemcd found out, made a record request, is now suing for records. (h/t @emilylmullin) https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/22084922-nj-office-of-the-public-defender-et-al-vs-department-of-health-et-al
Infections cut in half in Boston schools that kept mask mandates compared to schools that did not. Even though the schools that kept masks were higher risk than the comparison group. Lifting mask mandantes led to 28,690 additional missed school days. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2022.08.09.22278385v1