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While schools are making bulk purchases of hand sanitizer and face masks, it's less clear if district money will cover all of the other new expenses teachers will encounter this year.


Five Black high school students share stories about class conversations on race they thought went well, and those that didn't go well at all.


Dr. Anthony Fauci said there are still many unanswered questions about how the coronavirus is spread by children.


American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten said the union would pursue lawsuits and "safety strikes" if necessary.


New survey data from EdWeek Research Center and Gallup show that teachers are concerned about being exposed to the coronavirus in schools and are weighing whether to return.


The debate on whether and how to reopen school buildings has ramped up. This is what the teachers' unions for the five largest school districts have said about going back.


Prospective teachers, most of whom are white, are more likely to identify Black children as angry, even when they're not. They don't make the same mistakes for white children.


Despite the projected membership loss, the union's revenue will increase by about $7 million next year because of a dues increase for teachers and support employees.


Lily Eskelsen García, a former Utah Teacher of the Year who got her start in schools as a lunch lady, will soon step down as president of the National Education Association.


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