Coronavirus News: Thursday, November 19, 2020

Holiday travel and COVID-19: How schools are preparing (EdWeek)

CDC removes information pushing for school reopening, saying 'new scientific information has emerged' (MassLive)

CDC updates guidance, Governor Baker still pushes in-person learning (Western Mass News)

Massachusetts parents frustrated, concerned with pandemic year, poll shows (Commonwealth Magazine)

Parents more positive about remote than hybrid instruction, poll shows (Boston Globe)

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Mass school committee members push for full funding of low income students amid pandemic (Boston Globe)

MIAA cautiously prepares for winter season (Boston Herald)

Rapid COVID testing to begin for 134 schools and districts for staff and students experiencing symptoms at school (MassLive)

State set to launch first rounds of rapid COVID-19 testing in schools in early December (Boston Globe)

Agawam schools keep hybrid model after CDC update (Western Mass News)

Monson schools switch overnight to remote learning after uptick in cases (WWLP 22)

Easthampton school committee votes to send students remote (Daily Hampshire Gazette)

Mental health challenges for students topic of summit (Greenfield Recorder)

High anxiety in Methuen schools as COVID-19 cases rise (Eagle Tribune)

Some Manchester-Essex parents push for in-person learning for secondary schools (Gloucester Daily News)

Pentucket nurses share COVID-19 guidance for the holidays (Record Citizen)

Framingham schools scramble to clear extra furniture out of buildings (Metrowest Daily News)

Old Rochester school district reports two positive cases (Courier Sentinel)

King Philip Regional sends middle and high remote after positive COVID-19 cases (WCVB 5)

With few COVID cases, Swansea schools to remain hybrid (Herald News)