White House says teacher vaccinations are 'not a requirement to reopen'

White House says teacher vaccinations are 'not a requirement to reopen'

While the CDC encourages educators who can to get vaccinated, the CDC says that getting teachers fully vaccinated should not be a determining factor in reopening schools.

"China is trying very hard to become a world leader and to get that moniker and be able to do that they have to gain the confidence of other countries", Biden said on his first official trip since taking office in January.

Significantly, the president expressed that he is working to move the nation's teachers further up the priority list for vaccination.

'His goal that he set is to have the majority of schools - so, more than 50% - open by day 100 of his presidency, ' Psaki said last week.

Biden said Tuesday night during a CNN town hall that enough vaccines would be available for every American by the end of July, and he criticized former President Trump's administration for not doing more to inoculate the country.

Separately, the Biden White House announced a "recalibration" of Washington's ties with long-time United States ally Saudi Arabia, saying the President will engage with Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz rather than Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, a Trump family favorite.

Biden said that smaller class sizes should be in place, and more teachers should be hired to man these smaller classes.

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CDC Director Rochelle Walensky said on Sunday that one of the main reasons schools may be unsafe to open yet is due to ventilations.

In guidelines issued last week, the CDC said students, teachers and staff should be required to wear masks at all times, stay at least 6 feet from one another as much as possible and follow proper hand-washing and cleaning practices.

Biden was on stage in front of a socially-distanced, mask-wearing audience, making his pitch for the passage of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package directly to the people.

In recent days, the Biden administration has been providing conflicting timelines for when most Americans can expect to have access to the coronavirus vaccines. "They tell me to be careful not to predict things you don't know for certain, because then you'll be held accountable", he said. So if you can get a vaccination, get it when you can get it. At other times in his remarks, he said millions of doses had been administered during the Trump administration and more accurately characterized the conditions he inherited.

Mr. Biden said he is prepared to use his executive powers to eliminate $10,000 in student loan debt for all borrowers, but not $50,000-an idea that has gained traction among Democrats on Capitol Hill.

Mr. Biden's appearance came after his predecessor, Mr. Trump, was acquitted by the Senate in his second impeachment trial. Biden made the comments while speaking at a CNNtown hall in Wisconsin.

"I'm exhausted of talking about Trump", he added as the audience applauded. Mr. Biden also said white supremacists, whom he called "demented" and "dangerous people", pose the greatest domestic-terrorism threat in America. "The next four years I want to make sure all the news is the American people".

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