New guidance from the U.S. Department of Education says all private school students are entitled to "equitable services" under federal coronavirus emergency relief. Let's explore what that means.
Dozens of groups have said Congress must provide funding to address the "grief and trauma" of students, as well as the financial pain caused by the coronavirus.
A private pre-K-12 school in Idaho welcomes students back after its coronavirus shutdown, but with shortened days, a closed cafeteria, no bus service, and other signs that things aren't back to normal.
The American Enterprise Institute recommends steps to reopen schools in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, including preparing for effects into the 2021-2022 school year and planning to shut down again if the coronavirus re-emerges in their area.
The secretary treasury called for return of the small-business aid after reports that wealthy private schools attended by his children and President Donald Trump's son had qualified.
The Council of Chief State School Officers has taken a broad inventory of what states will have to deal with when they reopen buildings shuttered due to the pandemic, from student health and safety to academics.
The new "Rethink K-12 Education Models" program under the CARES Act has $180 million in grant money to distribute to states, and is divided into three grant priorities.
There could be an 8.4 percent reduction in the U.S. teaching corps, and some states could see reductions as large as 20 percent, according to a new analysis by the Learning Policy Institute.
The proposed priority for special education grants is the latest push by the U.S. Secretary of Education to embed more choice for students and educators in federal K-12 funding.
Without significantly more federal assistance for schools, the coronavirus pandemic would lead to an "educational catastrophe," the Council of the Great City Schools has told Congress.