COMMENTARY | Americans found out the hard way that education is essential infrastructure.
We need to know the facts about kids and COVID-19. Now.
The decision opens the door for similar bans in other states to be struck down.
A bill in Louisiana would shield K-12 schools, colleges and universities from many lawsuits from teachers and students who are exposed to the coronavirus on campus.
The full name of the country’s smallest state, “The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations,” will be changed on official documents to remove the words that have an association with slavery.
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp said this week he would request a waiver from the U.S. Department of Education for standardized testing in the coming school year, citing disruptions and budget shortfalls from the coronavirus pandemic.
Minneapolis and Portland have ended contracts with city police departments.
The downbeat figures came as the unemployment rate overall showed signs of improvement in May after skyrocketing amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Some of them were struggling even before the pandemic hit.
There are at least 100 closure-related suits filed against colleges and universities in federal and state courts.
With jobs and internships canceled, Generation Z is entering a summer of uncertainty—and the damage could last forever.
Meanwhile, a California education official this week said it would take at least $500 million to get students there the computers and internet access they need, and asked the private sector to help.
A Significant Share of Teachers Say They Won’t Return to In-Person Classes if Schools Reopen This Fall
New polling shows both parents and teachers are wary of returning to normal in fall, with almost one in five teachers saying they would leave their job if asked to return to the classroom with students.
University presidents are scrambling for answers on everything from on-campus housing to revenue-generating sports.
With Traditional Rites of Passage on Hold, High School Principals Find New Ways to Honor Graduating Seniors
Prom and graduation are canceled because of coronavirus, but high school principals across the country are working to make sure that seniors still feel special.
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's proposal would offer a "tuition-free" pathway to post-secondary education to grocery store employees, delivery people and sanitation workers, as well as health care workers on the frontlines during the coronavirus pandemic.
In many of the districts closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, school officials are trying to figure out how to connect students while they prepare online lesson plans.
The federal government has released little information about the spread of coronavirus in Navajo schools. Now, some students and school staff are sick with symptoms consistent with COVID-19.
The U.S. Department of Education rolled out a waiver request process that states can use to repurpose existing federal funding to pay for new technology and teacher training associated with online learning.
Senate leaders agreed on a package that includes $340 billion for relief efforts boosting schools, hospitals and state and local governments, as well as a $150 billion fund specifically to help states and localities fight the pandemic.
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