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Are Your Students Behind on Vaccines?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, childhood and adolescent vaccination rates in the United States have declined: As many as one in three students may lack vaccines such as MMR, hepatitis, meningitis, chickenpox and many more. LFA's new GetVaxFacts campaign explains how educators can encourage parents to schedule their children's lifesaving vaccinations. (photo courtesy of CDC)

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#PublicSchoolProud podcasts

LFA spoke with some of the nation's leading educators--teachers, counselors, principals, administrators and school board members--about what we've learned during the pandemic and how we can take those lessons and move forward. 

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Cybersecurity Ranks as Top Concern 

In its annual survey of school IT professionals, CoSN found that student data privacy and cybersecurity are top priorities of school system IT leaders, but they face budget challenges and underestimation of threats.

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Now Hiring: LFA Association Support Specialist

The Learning First Alliance is seeking a full-time staff member to assist with organizational and communications duties. Experience in a public school setting is highly desired. Learn more about the position and how to apply.

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Survey Shows Strong Support for Public Schools

A new survey by the National School Boards Action Center has found that voters continue to value the job public schools are doing in their community. However, learning loss among students due to the COVID-19 pandemic was identified as a key priority.

 

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Public School Insights

Our blog, Public School Insights, offers timely commentary and analysis of current issues in education, including updated resources on Covid-19, as well as school leadership, equity, digital learning, and much more. 

The Learning First Alliance is a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million members dedicated to improving student learning in America's public schools. We share examples of success, encourage collaboration, and work toward the continual and long-term improvement of public education based on solid research.