Show notes for Episode 5:  School’s Out???

Part 1: National: lack of effective leadership re: Covid-19

Part 2: Concerns and Issues in Oregon: CDL (Comprehensive Distance Learning)

Part 3: Local Questions, Options and Unknowns

Georgia problems https://edition.cnn.com/2020/08/05/us/second-grader-coronavirus-first-day-of-school/index.html

Georgia high school with positive tests after no masking, crowding https://abcnews.go.com/amp/US/people-test-positive-coronavirus-georgia-school-viral-crowded/

FL playing politics with opening https://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/20200807/health-directors-told-to-keep-quiet-as-fla-leaders-pressed-to-reopen-classrooms

John Hopkins Univ going fully remote https://www.chronicle.com/article/johns-hopkins-goes-fully-remote-for-fall-urges-students-not-to-come-to-campus

97000 Children in US test positive https://www.cbsnews.com/news/covid-19-kids-schools-in-person-instruction/

Covid-19 Oregon weekly report (8/5/2020) https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/DISEASESCONDITIONS/DISEASESAZ/Emerging%20Respitory%20Infections/COVID-19-Weekly-Report-2020-08-05-FINAL.pdf

Contact tracers – #s in Oregon https://www.kgw.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/oregon-coronavirus-contact-tracers/283-8ad3f87f-4f50-40bc-9cc0-9dd1fa76ea2f

Excellent article from Canada on what is needed to reopen schools https://www.cbc.ca/news/health/coronavirus-canada-schools-1.5679090

Contact tracers – #s in Oregon https://www.kgw.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/oregon-coronavirus-contact-tracers/283-8ad3f87f-4f50-40bc-9cc0-9dd1fa76ea2f

Teacher/parent point of view https://medium.com/@mjacobwrites/parents-youre-being-lied-to-25646fb8634e

Nurse with teacher husband’s pov https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/08/im-nurse-teachers-should-do-their-jobs-like-i-did/614902/?fbclid=IwAR38UuoeL65dIIw6_Rg3auhhpoMyYQtlg0Cm9htR8GoG_H4liZXneingp6k

Amy Fast podcast interview https://www.macobserver.com/podcasts/background-mode-amy-fast/

Yamhill County Covid cases rising https://newsregister.com/article?articleTitle=county-covid-19-cases-top-400–1596823265–37874–

Plans for schools in Yamhill county https://newsregister.com/article?articleTitle=from-amity-to-yamhill-here-s-how-when-schools-will-start-the-fall-semester–1596559181–37822–

McMinnville School District http://mcminnville.ss7.sharpschool.com/news/what_s_new/cdl_letter_7_28_20

Newberg School District https://www.newberg.k12.or.us/district/governor-announcement-school-reopening%E2%80%94july-28-2020

Chehalem Online Academy https://www.newberg.k12.or.us/district/chehalem-online-learning-alliance

Yamhill Carlton School District Alliance Academy https://www.ycsd.k12.or.us/for_parents/ready_schools__safe_learners_2020-2021

Alliance Academy (YCSD) https://www.ycsd.k12.or.us/alliance_academy

Sheridan School District https://www.sheridan.k12.or.us/Page/1092

Kahn Academy (non profit/ free online education) https://www.khanacademy.org/

Rethinking education https://www.vox.com/2020/8/7/21358422/school-closure-covid-19-gap-year-standardized-tests

Betsy Devos and privatization of our schools https://truthout.org/articles/covid-19-microschools-are-betsy-devoss-latest-privatization-scheme/

Why not a national response? https://twitter.com/ArlanWasHere/status/1291258496378269696

Music

“Inspirational Outlook” by scottholmesmusic.com

“Stomps and Claps” by scottholmesmusic.com

“Indie Rock” by scottholmesmusic.com

“The Final Journey Home” by scottholmesmusic.com

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