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Abeigon: Testing Newark students for COVID-19 should be a ‘prerequisite’

John M. Abeigon, president of the Newark Teachers Union (Local 481), is pushing for all middle school and high school students in his district to be tested for COVID-19 when in-person learning resumes in April.

“We believe it’s a prerequisite,” Abeigon said in a story by Chalkbeat Newark’s Patrick Wall. “Our concern is asymptomatic kids giving it to each other and bringing the virus home.”

Read Wall’s full story here.