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By Jeffrey Brown, Courtney Norris
Roughly 80 percent of K-12 teachers and staff in the U.S. are now at least partially vaccinated. But educators in many districts are still expected to teach students both in-person and online, and stress remains high for some. Jeffrey Brown…
Fierce divisions seem to drive a wedge in much of American life at this moment and how we view government. Now, a prominent team of educators has released a new plan that calls for revamping history and civics classes in…
By John Yang, Frank Carlson
During the pandemic, the federal government has tried to boost access to broadband internet. The Cares Act provided $150 billion to state and local governments, which many used to help extend connectivity, and the most recent stimulus package gave $7…
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…
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 Michael Kunzelman, Holly Ramer, Associated Press
The debate is pitting politicians against teachers who have yet to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In Chicago, there's so much rancor that teachers are on the brink of striking.
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,…
By Stephanie Sy
As the pandemic drags on, the toll taken on students and teachers, while trying to protect them from infection, has become one of the outbreak's most vexing and intractable challenges. Becky Pringle, president of the National Education Association, the nation's…
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 Meredith Kolodner and Bracey Harris, Neal Morton, The Hechinger Report
The rampant spread of the coronavirus has exposed a crisis of crumbling and dilapidated school buildings brought on by decades of underfunding and neglect.
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