Moriah Balingit

Washington Post reporter covering national education issues

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The Biden administration and the CDC say it’s safe for teachers to return to classrooms before they’re vaccinated.

Reopening schools: CDC says vaccinating all educators isn’t necessary, but teachers unions disagree

The Biden administration and the CDC say it’s safe for teachers to return to classrooms before they’re vaccinated.

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