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Survey shows Texas educators do not feel safe at schools, overwhelmingly support mask mandates and rapid testing for Covid-19

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 27, 2022 CONTACT: Rob D'Amico, 512-627-1343, rdamico@texasaft.org Texas school employees spoke loud and clear in a recent survey on the Omicron surge. Texas AFT found that most school employees surveyed do not feel safe working on campuses and that their school districts are not communicating specific plans for keeping employees and students safe from widespread infection....

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