Stories tagged: "school reopenings"


Miriam Mohammed and her family, including Noah (middle). Photo courtesy of subject.
Students With Disabilities Have Suffered the Most Under School’s Pandemic Conditions

“He regressed a lot. How do we know he’s regressing? We see more refusals."

First Grade teacher Dianna Accordino with the disinfectant mist sprayer for her classroom. (Photo by Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images)
Trump Officials Pushed CDC to Release Data Downplaying Risk of Reopening Schools

Former White House official says political staff pushed for a "snazzy, easy-to-ready document" showing lower infection rate among children.

School buses in coronavirus pandemic
A Majority of School Bus Drivers Are Over 55. Here’s How One District Is Protecting Them.

Bus riding during the pandemic has been a source of concern for parents nationwide, and school bus drivers—like teachers and other school staff—are putting their own health at risk to perform their jobs.

An American flag is in a classroom as students work on laptops in Newlon Elementary School early Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, which is one of 55 Discovery Link sites set up by Denver Public Schools where students are participating in remote learning in this time of the new coronavirus from a school in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Trump Keeps Lying About COVID and Kids As Schools Struggle To Report Case Numbers

There is no federal system to track outbreaks at schools in the United States and states differ significantly on what they report.

COVID-19 pandemic forces children and teachers online learning.
‘Exhausted Doesn’t Cut It’: This Mom and Teacher Shares What Life Is Like Now That Schools Have Reopened

A mother shares her exhausting experience as a parent and teacher juggling between caring for her children and teaching her students during the coronavirus pandemic.

Betsy DeVos
If Betsy DeVos Paid Taxes on Her Yacht, 250,000 Michigan Students Could Get a School Nurse

The taxes on the Seaquest, just one of the DeVos family's ten yachts, would bring more than $2 million a year to Michigan.

Schools across the country are bracing for steep budget cuts as the coronavirus pandemic continues (AP Photo/Jeff Amy).
Massive School Budget Cuts Poised to Disproportionately Affect Students of Color, the Disabled, and Low-Income Students

As schools across the United States struggle to reopen, they are facing huge budget shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic. And the impact isn't going to be felt evenly.