How Some Schools Are Using Weekly Testing To Keep Kids In Class — And COVID Out

Posted by on September 23, 2021 5:00 am
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Julian Hernandez, 12 (right), is in seventh grade at Hillside School in Illinois. He says he feels much safer being back in school knowing that people who are sick with COVID-19 are being identified by the school

Many K-12 school districts are tapping federal funds to pay for regular surveillance testing of students. It’s an effective pandemic tactic, when used alongside mask-wearing and other precautions.

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