For countless families across the country, the school year is opening in disarray and confusion, with coronavirus outbreaks triggering sudden closings, mass quarantines and deep anxiety among parents.
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 Associated Press
France's president insisted that the country will send millions of students back to school starting Sept. 1 despite seeing the biggest weekly spike in confirmed coronavirus cases since the height of its outbreak in the spring.
By Jeff Martin, Jeff Amy, Associated Press
Photos shared widely on social media last week showed hallways packed shoulder to shoulder with students at North Paulding High School northwest of Atlanta.
Is it safe for schools to reopen during the pandemic? The House Oversight Committee is expected to hold a hearing on the challenges and risks of reopening schools amid the global outbreak.
By Associated Press
Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft says comments he made that fathers would risk dying to send their children back to school are being misconstrued.
By Carolyn Thompson, Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press
As the coronavirus pandemic has clouded hopes of reopening schools nationwide, parents who want more than remote instruction have been scrambling to hire tutors and private teachers for small groups of children.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
Officials have abandoned their initial plans to use a combination of distance and in-person instruction. The announcement Thursday by Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser was widely expected as all surrounding school districts in northern Virginia and southern Maryland had already made…
By Courtney Vinopal and Associated Press
Former Vice President and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will deliver remarks July 30 at the American Federation of Teachers' virtual convention.
By Bryan Anderson, Associated Press
Vice President Mike Pence said schools around the country will have the resources they need to reopen for in-person learning during a visit to a classroom of masked fourth graders at a North Carolina private school.
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