As a new strain of coronavirus (COVID-19) swept through the world in 2020, preparedness plans, masking policies and more public policy changed just as quickly. WVXU has covered the pandemic's impact on the Tri-State from the very beginning, when on March 3, 2020, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine barred spectators from attending the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus over concerns about the virus, even though Ohio had yet to confirm a single case of COVID-19.
CFT President Explains Changes For Students And Teachers In New Relief Bill
Cincinnati Edition speaks with Julie Sellers, president of the Cincinnati Federation of Teachers, about many of the new educational provisions inside Ohio's COVID-19 relief bill.
Some key components of the bill include changes to mandatory state testing for schools, limits to EdChoice and expanding distance learning opportunities to make up for missed days caused by school closures.
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