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Students in Oakland, California, are planning to stay home from school until their demands for COVID-19 safety protocols are met. Their boycott started Tuesday. It coincided with a teacher sickout that forced three schools to close.

Here & Now's Scott Tong speaks with Ashley McBride, a reporter who covers schools for The Oaklandside, a non-profit community newsroom.

This segment aired on January 19, 2022.

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