NMPED: Latest COVID-19 Response Toolkit For Schools

NMPED News:

As students prepare to return to school, the New Mexico Public Education Department (NMPED) shares COVID-safe practices in effect and outlined in the updated NMPED Toolkit.

HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Everyone in elementary schools regardless of vaccination status are required to wear a mask while:

  • in a school building;
  • on school transportation; and
  • or at an indoor school-sponsored event.

Secondary school students, staff and volunteers who are fully vaccinated and provide documentation of full vaccination are not required to wear masks.

Secondary school students, staff and volunteers who are unvaccinated (and those who do not provide documentation of full vaccination) are required to wear a mask while:

  • in a school building;
  • on school transportation;
  • or at an indoor school-sponsored event; and
  • Masks are not required outdoors.

Find more information here.

Have Questions? Get answers here.

BACK TO CLASS

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an impact on education: Students have lost traditional instructional time, and educators have had to pivot, adjust, and learn new instructional strategies over the past school year.

The NMPED has developed the Roadmap to Accelerated Learning and Renewal that builds from the lessons we learned through the pandemic as essential elements to renewal and an improved education system for the state.

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