Tag: lockdowns

Roy Cooper signs measures to address effects of pandemic on students

By Carolina Journal Staff Raleigh, NC – Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday, April 9, signed two bills into law designed to help students who lost more than a year of in-person learning because of the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns. House…

What COVID-19 policies would be best now

By Kevin Roche Coronamonomania is alive and well.  After over a year of dealing with this serious epidemic, you might imagine that we had learned how to minimize the overall toll from the epidemic itself and our response to it.…

School closings and lockdowns

Elementary school children

By Kevin Roche The first paper deals with schools and their role in transmission and was published in the journal Pediatrics. (Ped. Article) The study looked at 11 school districts in North Carolina which had been open for 9 weeks of…

Media bias and hysteria is absolutely real

By Kevin Roche Lest you think the media isn’t determined to create as much hysteria as it can and turn a blind eye to developments in one state while praising another, even though the outcomes are the same, look at…

Why do teacher unions want to keep your schools closed?

classroom teacher at blackboard

By Dr. Terry Stoops Raleigh, NC – This weekend, the Chicago Teachers Union tweeted that efforts to reopen schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic are “rooted in sexism, racism and misogyny.” The union later deleted the tweet after receiving a flood…