New evidence that it may be safe for schools to seat students three feet apart could offer a way to return more of the nation’s children to classrooms with limited space.
By Collin Binkley, Associated Press
The legislation approved Thursday would give school districts $2 billion if they offer in-person instruction by the end of the month. Another $4.6 billion would be available to all school districts to help student catch up.
By Adam Beam, Associated Press
As COVID-19 vaccinations continue to expand to new groups of people, there is the question of when children can begin to get shots. Dr. Fauci recently said children as young as first-graders may be vaccinated by the start of school…
Its roadmap for reopening schools emphasizes mask wearing and social distancing and other actions, saying vaccination of teachers is important but not a prerequisite for reopening.
By Collin Binkley, Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
In our news wrap Thursday, President Biden announced the U.S. purchased another 200 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines while blaming President Trump for doing little to lay the groundwork, a gunman in Afghanistan killed five police officers, fresh protests gripped…
By Amna Nawaz, Courtney Norris
Baltimore City Public Schools have started to reopen, but it's a fraction of all the students so far. Out of roughly 80,000 students who attend public schools there, 2,000 have returned to in-person learning, and an expanded reopening was recently…
In our news wrap Thursday, the voting technology company Smartmatic USA filed a $2.7 billion lawsuit against Fox News and two of former President Trump's attorneys over election fraud claims, the pandemic is still throwing large numbers of Americans out…
By Stephanie Sy, Courtney Norris
The questions around when to re-open more schools for in-person classes remains front and center for millions of Americans. Data show about 42 percent of all students between kindergarten and high school are in virtual-only schooling right now. Christopher Morphew,…
The results could influence the debate over how to safely reopen public schools.
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