Day: January 4, 2021

Teachers start getting coronavirus vaccines — but only in some places

President-elect Joe Biden has said he wants to see most U.S. schools reopen in the first 100 days of his administration, which begins Jan. 20. And Congress recently approved a coronavirus relief package that includes $54 billion for K-12 schools, which could help districts cover expenses for measures aimed at stemming the spread of the virus in schools.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has recommended that states prioritize teachers as part of the second group of people eligible for vaccines — but each state will make its own decision, and there are big differences in approach among governors.

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