As of Wednesday, Texans can work and gather without a statewide mandate for masks or social distancing, after Gov. Greg Abbott signed an executive order earlier this month that declared the state "100 percent open." Judge Lina Hidalgo, a Democrat…
California divides its counties into four color-coded tiers based on the spread of the coronavirus. Attendance limits are based on what tier a county is in.
By Adam Beam, Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press
Theaters in New York City aren’t included, and counties must have a positivity rate below 2% on a 14-day average and have no “cluster zones.”…
By Associated Press
State and local officials around the U.S. are rolling back social distancing rules again, but public health experts warn the country is setting itself up for failure.
By Michelle R. Smith, Bobby Caina Calvan, Wilson Ring, Associated Press
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
Even as schools strategize reopening, parents don’t know what the upcoming school year might look like. Some are struggling with balancing work with parenting while others are trying to cope with schools shifting from a hybrid structure to remote learning.
By Charlotte West, The Hechinger Report
Mental health support, better remote instruction and a focus on vulnerable students -- high schoolers are pressing legislatures and school boards to make their appeals heard.
By Courtney Vinopal and Associated Press
The House Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee held a hearing July 23 on safely reopening schools amid the coronavirus pandemic.
By Associated Press
Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City is on track to allow zoos to open at limited capacity and professional sports without spectators starting next week under the next phase of its reopening.
By Karen Matthews, Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press
Museum officials said Wednesday that the building will be open Thursday through Monday with safety protocols including frequent cleaning and visitors limited to 25% of the museum's capacity.
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