The Education Department has released survey data finding that 54% of public schools below high school offered full-time classroom learning in March. But most students were still learning at least partly away from school.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
A KHN investigation found that more than 2,000 schools have spent millions of dollars for systems, lured by air purifier companies’ claims that experts say mislead or obscure the potential for harm.
By Lauren Weber, Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News
The social media platform Snapchat, the "F-word," and cheerleading made its way to the Supreme Court Wednesday, in a battle over student free speech. The Supreme Court ruled in 1969 that public schools could punish disruptive student speech in school,…
By John Yang, Alex D'Elia
Biden will make his case Wednesday night before a pared-down gathering of mask-wearing legislators due to coronavirus restrictions at the U.S. Capitol.
By Jonathan Lemire, Josh Boak, Associated Press
By Mark Sherman, Associated Press
A wary Supreme Court on Wednesday weighed whether public schools can discipline students for things they say off campus, worrying about overly restricting speech on the one hand and leaving educators powerless to deal with bullying on the other.
By Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press
The California Department of Education says public school enrollment dropped by more than 160,000 this academic year. That's by far the biggest decline in the state in years and the clearest picture yet of the pandemic's devastating toll on public…
By John Hanna, Associated Press
The Democratic governor's action Thursday thwarted an effort by conservative Republican lawmakers to make Kansas the latest state with a GOP-controlled legislature to enact such a ban, with more than 20 considering it.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
The legislation unveiled Wednesday would authorize federal money over 10 years to cover the expense of purchasing electric school buses, building charging stations and providing workforce training.
By Amadou Diallo, The Hechinger Report
Many after-school programs, which provide both enrichment and child care, have gone out of business. Others went remote and still others became full-day child care programs. None had much guidance or support…
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