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By Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News
At least 20 states have introduced “Don’t Say Gay” laws this year. But in a handful of states, versions of the legislation have existed for decades.
By Kate Sosin, The 19th
North Carolina's bill would have prevented educators from compelling students to personally adopt any of 13 beliefs, and it was the focus of heated debate in the legislature. Cooper said Friday that the measure would have inserted politics into education.
By Bryan Anderson, Associated Press
University of California, Berkeley professor Prudence Carter answered viewers’ questions about critical race theory, and why it has become such a political flashpoint in American schools recently.
By Courtney Vinopal
The vote by the union’s roughly 25,000 members ends the possibility of an immediate teacher lockout or strike.
By Don Babwin, Sophia Tareen, Associated Press
By Associated Press
While many parents are demanding that schools fully reopen, others say they won’t feel safe sending children back to classrooms until vaccines are available to even young students.
By Amna Nawaz, Courtney Norris
Despite the fact that many school districts worked at being prepared during the pandemic, this fall has been a tough road for students, parents and educators. Most used some form of hybrid learning, but many have felt it's not safe…
By Jeffrey Brown, Courtney Vinopal
Paul Tough is the author of “Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why,” the October selection for the NewsHour-New York Times book club, Now Read This. The coronavirus pandemic has upended American life. What are its consequences for the education…
Governments around the world are taking different strategies toward the new school year, depending on how many infections they're seeing, the state of their health care systems and political considerations.
By Yamiche Alcindor
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