In some states, district administrators are pushing back against officials' demands that they reopen schools to serve as childcare centers.
Spending on technology, cleaning supplies, and overtime pay for some staff has skyrocketed for many districts, while there have been some modest savings on substitute teachers and transportation.
As the economy widely shuts down to stop the spread of coronavirus, a school finance scholar advises district leaders on what to prepare for in a coming recession.
Three superintendents share the challenges and successes they've encountered as they oversee a radical re-orienting of their school systems to respond to the coronavirus crisis.
The federal government has granted waivers and passed legislation to make it easier for schools to serve meals to students during coronavirus-related school closures, but the nation's food service directors are still worried that children will go hungry, a new national survey finds.
Schools shut down by coronavirus is fundamentally changing the jobs of educators. Here's what 3 principals say their job looks like right now.
Superintendents want clarity amid a patchwork of responses from the state and federal governments on coronavirus closures.
State and district leaders grapple with the question of whether to provide child care for children of health-care workers and others, while also keeping everyone safe during the coronavirus outbreak.
Whether it's cleaning facilities or communicating with the community, our survey shows wide variation in districts' capacity to respond to the coronavirus outbreak.
As they struggle to prepare for the spread of the new coronavirus, some districts are also having to deal with pranksters putting out fake messages about school closings.