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Educators sued Gov. Ron DeSantis and Flordia's department of education Monday to block the reopening of classrooms during the state's continuing surge of coronavirus infection.
Districts cannot responsibly reopen schools without pressure testing their reopening plans and taking an objective look at the gaps which will undoubtedly exist.
Here's how to train school personnel so that efforts to check students for symptoms of COVID-19 and chart their potential exposure to the virus keep FERPA compliance in mind.
In a National PTA webinar, infectious disease physicians answered questions from parents and teachers on COVID-19’s impact on children and youth and what current information indicates about how to mitigate risks for transmission in schools.
A surge in coronavirus cases in Texas and California have convinced officials in two of the largest states to start the school year with widespread online learning.
School social workers in low-income and minority communities are sounding the alarm that districts will not be able to meet students' basic needs this fall without more funding.
Reopening schools is crucial but students and teachers cannot return to classrooms safely until surrounding communities have controlled COVID infections, a group of Johns Hopkins University medical experts say.
Surging coronavirus cases across the country force superintendents to stick with online learning and postpone students' return to in-person instruction.
An unmet need for mental health care motivated Jurupa USD leaders to develop behavioral supports that begin with prenatal care and continue through graduation.
District leaders should prioritize full-time, in-person instruction for grades K-5 and students in special education when reopening schools later this summer, a team of education researchers say.
School leaders must weigh the risks of COVID infections with the academic, social-emotional and economic benefits of reopening classrooms for in-person learning.
Encouraging some students with special needs to social distance, wear a mask and wash their hands more frequently may be challenging for educators. Explicit instruction and praise may help.