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Archive: Month: August 2020

August 2, 2020

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released Wednesday a formal policy statement  acknowledging and apologizing for past racism against Black pediatricians. The statement is powerful and painful and includes verbatim transcripts from early AAP Executive Board minutes, which lay bare racist attitudes and beliefs of early AAP leaders. MNAAP President Sheldon Berkowitz, MD, FAAP, encourages all members to […]

Governor Tim Walz shared on Thursday a decision matrix school districts will use to determine the method in which Minnesota schools educate K-12 students in the fall. Leaders with the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) said the “Safe Learning Plan” is localized and data driven, allowing for flexibility […]

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