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News - January 14, 2022

Sequoia district officials to make plea for 'immediate' government aid amid COVID surge

District also bumps pay for teachers covering for absent colleagues

by By Angela Swartz

With a surge of COVID-19 cases, the Sequoia Union High School District governing board planned to meet Jan. 13 to urge government officials to "immediately" dedicate emergency public health workers and funding to the district amid staffing shortages, a need for help administering COVID-19 tests and more. The teachers union head is also reporting that the district is increasing pay for teachers who cover absent teachers' classes.

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