Tag: Safety

New Funding for Massachusetts School Safety Initiatives

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…

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A Positive Update on Pandemic Guidelines, and What it Means For Families

By: Catherine Pearson The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new safety recommendations for Americans who have been vaccinated against COVID-19. And for many, they offered some long-awaited good news. The agency now says that individuals who are fully vaccinated ― meaning they have received both doses of a two-round vaccine and it’s been two weeks since the second dose, or they have received a single-dose…

Is It Safe to Travel With Kids During COVID-19?

By: Zara Hanawalt Parents across the country are wondering whether it is safe to travel with kids right now and if they should move forward with holiday travel—or plan a staycation at home. Unfortunately, the answer to that question isn’t clear cut. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) continues to advise against nonessential travel, noting that “travel increases the chance of getting and…