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  • 40 tornadoes.

  • That's at least how many were reporting from the weekend through Monday.

  • And that's where we begin today's edition of CNN 10 on Coral A Zeus.

  • This all started on Saturday when a storm system hit Texas and then began driving east.

  • According to the Weather Channel, every state from Texas to the mid Atlantic was affected.

  • The storm spawned dozens of tornadoes, knocked down trees, cut off electricity for hundreds of thousands and killed at least 18 people.

  • Hundreds of buildings were destroyed.

  • We heard the rumble and we started looking and we saw the tornado.

  • We could tell it was gonna be about a mile or so south of us.

  • But you could hear it.

  • And you we knew that it was gonna be bad.

  • And the system was still threatening Americans.

  • When we produced this show.

  • It was moving northeast toward Virginia and even threatening New York With strong winds and heavy rain.

  • 39 million people in 11 states face the possibility of severe weather.

  • On Monday, it was an emergency on top of an emergency.

  • It brought new challenges to state governments, which we're trying to find a balance between keeping people safe from the storms and keeping people safe from Corona virus.

  • A severe weather approached Mississippi.

  • Government officials said finding shelter was Maur important than social distancing that they said if people went to a public shelter, they should keep their noses and mounts covered.

  • Louisiana's governor asked some hotels to provide rooms for people who lost their homes so they wouldn't have to risk catching Corona virus at a public shelter.

  • Hot lines were set up to help them find a place to stay, and states of emergency has been declared to speed up help to those who need it.

  • Severe weather is on the way, so what do you do when the warning gets issued?

  • If you're a home, get to your basement cellar or safe room if you have it.

  • If you don't get to the lowest level of your home from their, find an interior room with no windows, such as a bathroom ah closet or a long interior hallway.

  • Corners tend to attract debris, so try to huddle in the center of the room.

  • Now that you're in the safest part of your house, focus on your body for a blanket, a helmet or even a pillow to place over your head and neck just in case debris comes crashing down on you.

  • If that's not an option, get under a sturdy piece of furniture like a heavy desk or a table.

  • Remember, the key is to stay low to the ground, and you get as far away from windows as possible.

  • You also don't want to be caught off guard.

  • If you see that severe weather is forecast for your area, prepare ahead of time.

  • Start by getting together a go bag.

  • This could be a duffle bag back back.

  • Any large bag will work.

  • Put things inside like flashlights, medications, bottles of water and a sturdy pair of shoes, just in case you end up having to walk over glass or debris.

  • Also put important paperwork inside of a Ziploc bag so it stays dry.

  • There is a significant risk of tornadoes the day severe weather is forecast.

  • Try to keep all your devices charged just in case you end up losing power.

  • If you live in a mobile home, get out.

  • You're safer in your vehicle than you are in a mobile home.

  • Make plans ahead of time to stay with a family member or friend that lives in a non mobile home.

  • If that's not an option, you can head to a library or police or fire station.

  • 12th Trivia.

  • Which of these NASA astronauts did not walk on the moon?

  • Buzz Aldrin, Alan Shepard, Edgar Mitchell for James Level Jim Lovell never set foot on the moon.

  • He did help the Apollo 13 crew get back to Earth safely.

  • That happened after a catastrophic explosion in an oxygen tank.

  • And some would say getting Apollo thirteen's crew back home alive was a greater success than their original moon mission would have been.

  • The reason we bring that up is because some are comparing today's Corona virus pandemic to a global Apollo 13 moment.

  • Houston.

  • We've had a problem with an outbreak, and now people around the world are doing what they can to overcome it.

  • For health care workers, this has been additional round the clock shifts and round the clock risks for teachers and parents, who in some cases are now one and the same.

  • This has meant finding ways to keep the learning going in a very different environment.

  • To put it in some context is the moon shot.

  • It's a kid in the landing.

  • A man on the moon, actually school during a pandemic might even be harder than that.

  • This is our Apollo 13 moment.

  • We're mission control.

  • We're Houston, and now our Moonshot might not be landing them on the moon.

  • It's getting them home safe.

  • Anyone who has a student in their house knows how important teachers have been in this crisis.

  • We have never been more relevant.

  • We have never been more foundational, e essential to the community, to the economy.

  • To a family.

  • Their job is evolved.

  • I I'm still doing the explosions that I'm doing.

  • The explosions at home.

  • People like Washington, D.

  • C.

  • Public High School chemistry teacher Hallie Aikin are doing their best.

  • But school systems are discovering that virtual learning can't replicate classroom instruction to across the country.

  • Policy makers are dropping the focus on academic performance.

  • Students may not be able to take federally mandated standardized tests this spring.

  • Education Secretary Betsy DeVos drop testing requirements this year.

  • She says it's wrong to expect students to perform at their best.

  • Right now.

  • School systems in New York and New Jersey have canceled statewide testing.

  • Our chancellor has said that their grades can't be hurt in any way.

  • Corona virus policies vary across the country.

  • At least 15 states have canceled classroom education for the rest of the year.

  • In Chicago, studentsgrades cannot be lowered by distance learning.

  • They can only stay the same or be improved.

  • In Michigan, students who were on track to advance on March 11th will remain on track and be promoted to the next grade in Florida.

  • The governor's taking it all one step further.

  • Parents may at their discretion, choose to keep their child in the same grade for the 2021 school year.

  • One of the largest school systems in the country is a Los Angeles Unified School District administrator's air Still deciding what to do about greats.

  • Part two.

  • We're trying to have educators emphasize, is engaging with the student.

  • They're engaging their learning.

  • We'll get to the grades later.

  • Many colleges have switched to pass fail grading.

  • So have a lot of private high schools In this war.

  • In this world, we're not all connected, so the first thing we gotta do is connect everybody.

  • The biggest challenge of pandemic school is universal.

  • We've been begging school board state legislators that fund our schools, the federal government look a tablet, a laptop.

  • WiFi.

  • It's not a luxury.

  • They're nearly 51 million public school students in United States, according to the U.

  • S Senate.

  • 12 million of them don't have broadband Internet at home, and even those that do are stressed out and sometimes aren't logging on.

  • Many teachers say attendance has been a problem during virtual school.

  • We do everything we can send e mails and and make phone calls.

  • In the age of Corona, Virus school is about a lot more than a report card were part of a structure of a student and families life sculpture at the center of every community.

  • What happens every day in a school is reading, writing, arithmetic and support for that child.

  • Even while academics may not be the focus of this school year anymore, schools across the country have stepped into other roles here in New York City, over 400 sites operated by public school system, giving out meals to any New Yorker who wants them.

  • Parents at home are learning that teachers can help them through their difficult days at home with their families, so schools performing more than just grades at this moment, but grades seeming to be a thing that's being lost during this pandemic crisis.

  • Evan McMorris Santoro, CNN New York If you're a fan of like, Er's and Teigen's, you're gonna love this donkey and I'm not just being walkie on the right side of your screen here, you see an animal that wildlife workers say is parked donkey and part zebra.

  • They say these sunk E and his mom are doing really well, and this is not fake news or a really late April fool's joke.

  • Zombies are rare, but they do exist, and the ones we have seen look mostly like donkeys, but with some really amazing sucks.

  • Of course, not all the animals find him amusing.

  • The horses think he's horsing around.

  • The monkeys think he's monkeying around in the hyenas just can't stop laughing at him.

  • But when you think about it, the donkey has the best of both worlds.

  • He's earned his stripes, he still gets his kicks, and if you ask if he's fast, he hauling North Carolina Leadership Academy is in Cartersville, North Carolina.

  • It's where the Falcons are flying high.

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