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T74 Parent Survey: Moms and Dads, We Want to Hear How Your School Is Faring During Omicron & Your Top Education Concerns Amid the Latest COVID Surge

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As the infectious Omicron variant sweeps across the U.S., families and educators are facing a new wave of school delays, campus closures and classroom safety concerns. Here at The74Million.org, our education reporters want to know more about how this surge is affecting parents, students and school communities — and what you’re thinking and feeling about this latest learning disruption. 

Do you agree with how your school district is handling the Omicron surge? Do you want more options from your school districts? Are you worried about your child’s safety? What are your frustrations and triumphs? 

See the full survey below; your responses will help our journalists better report on this surge and on how the pandemic is continuing to affect children and families. We’ll also be gathering and sharing out the most memorable responses from across the country. (Want to hear what others are saying? Sign up for our newsletter to see our survey results). 

Fill out the answers below (If you can’t see the survey, please click here

Some of our recent COVID coverage: 

—School Staffing: Disease expert warns that overwhelming Omicron surge could make it difficult to keep schools, “everyday life” operating in January (Read more

—Child Trauma: 1 in 450 youth have lost a parent or caregiver to COVID (Read more)

—Students Thrown Off Track: Over 1 million high school grads skipped college in 2020. Only a tiny fraction re-enrolled in 2021 (Read more)  

—Learning Recovery: Districts are receiving billions for academic recovery, but some parents struggle to find tutoring for their children (Read more

—Parents Wary of Vaccinating: With nearly half of parents expected to forgo child COVID shots, schools brace for new wave of vaccine hesitancy (Read more

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