COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has publicly rebuked school officials in Akron and Cincinnati for backtracking on commitments they’d made to offer in-person learning by March 1.
He says that’s unacceptable after the districts were among those prioritized for coronavirus vaccines because of their reopening promises.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: State Reports 7,606 New Cases, 100 More Deaths
The Republican governor was upset to learn that Akron students weren’t slated to return until mid-March, and that Cincinnati’s Walnut Hills High School was sticking with remote learning over concerns about keeping students socially distanced.READ MORE: Cooking With Rania: Crostini With Toppings (Pt. 2)
DeWine says if they’re not getting kids back in classrooms, vaccinations should be redirected from educators to older populations at greater risk.MORE NEWS: Trevor Noah To Host 'The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards' On CBS
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