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Leaders in several districts have in recent days have announced that all students and staff, regardless of age or vaccination status, will be required to wear masks when the 2021-22 school year begins.
A small but growing number of districts are mandating vaccines for eligible as the COVID delta variant disrupted the beginning of yet another school year.
Anti-maskers have dominated the news this fall but frustrated parents are now suing districts claiming children got infected because face coverings were not required.
New law will result in more information for school leaders related to cybersecurity and online safety but requires no actions or impose new requirements for state or local educational agencies.
Florida has now threatened to dock federal grant funds from districts that continue to disobey Gov. Ron DeSantis’ ban on mask mandates.
Department of Justice and FBI are stepping in to shield educators who have faced increasing attacks over masks, critical race theory and other K-12 issues.
ED released two-thirds of each state's ARP ESSER allocation in March, with the remaining one-third of funds to be released upon approval of the ARP ESSER state plan.
California will add the COVID vaccine to its list of 10 mandatory school vaccinations as soon as medicines receive full FDA approval, which could occur before Jan. 1.
Kim Hagood estimates about two in 10 students in her son's central Alabama school district regularly wear their masks. And one of those is her 11-year-old son.
Congressional panel discusses how ARP ESSER funds will address unfinished learning,d keep classrooms open and improve outcomes for students.
A majority of the 320,000 children from Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador enrolled in K-12 public schools with their immigration statuses unresolved.