President Joe Biden is expected to call on schools to set up routine coronavirus testing — one of the several moves he is making on the pandemic as his approval ratings sink to historic lows.
According to NBC News, Biden is expected to call on all schools to set up regular coronavirus testing. Notably, in April, Congress appropriated $10 billion to states to set up routine testing in schools:
their schools for students, teachers and staff consistent with CDC guidance,” the official said.
3. This is ptc important for elementary kids. Important to understand that many schools are NOT DOING THIS.
Or they’re doing it wrong. IE only testing symptomatic or only staff.
— Heidi Przybyla (@HeidiNBC) September 9, 2021
This move coincides with the calls from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which recently instructed educators to teach students the “important lesson” of getting tested