New Funding for Massachusetts School Safety Initiatives BOSTON — Today, Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, joined by Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Jeff Riley, Acting Commissioner of Early Education and Care Amy Kershaw and public safety officials, announced plans to file legislation proposing significant investments in school safety initiatives to support programming, training and resources for schools and…
Resources To Support Children Arriving From Ukraine This information is provided solely for reference to help schools and colleges. Resources included are not endorsed, promoted, recommended or connected to the Department for Education in any legally binding way. Explaining the education system Refugee Education UK has published a welcome booklet to tell parents and guardians about the education system in England so they…
The Omicron variant is spreading widely, and risk for infections is higher than before. This creates uncertainty for parents, especially those with children too young to be vaccinated. We asked two experts about how to think about risk for children. Their answers have been edited for length and clarity.
Moms, we know that every cough and sore throat still has us on edge. Here are how symptoms of Covid, and specifically, the Delta variant, differ from the symptoms of flu, cold, RSV and seasonal allergies.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has just approved vaccines for kids 5 to 11 this week, making shots now finally available for this age range. We asked top pediatric experts to share their insight on what you need to know.
Taking care of a newborn can be stressful at baseline, but add in the COVID-19 pandemic to the mix and a whole new level of anxiety is at hand. Here’s exactly how to handle postpartum visits + social distancing with a newborn right now.
Pfizer is expected to apply for FDA Emergency Use Authorization in September, meaning that COVID-19 vaccines for children under 12 may be available as soon as fall.
With coronavirus cases rising across the country and the highly contagious delta variant spreading in every state, many parents have been left wondering how best to keep their children safe, particularly when it comes to kids under 12 who are not yet eligible for vaccination. Here’s how health experts have weighed in..
While you’re overseeing the building of sand castles and the quest for the perfect sand dollar, put these safety tips for kids in your back pocket, mama.