Los Angeles Unified will test all staff members and students for COVID-19 before fully reopening and will conduct periodic testing afterward. Will other large districts follow suit?
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September 15, 2020
August 26, 2020
The teachers say they've suffered emotional distress and anxiety for months after being shot at with plastic bullets in a voluntary active-shooter drill in 2019.
August 12, 2020
School system leaders described the return to school as "an infinite series of tradeoffs that we have to make."
July 21, 2020
A new report underscores that, for transportation directors, the first day of school will definitely not mark the last day of planning.
July 20, 2020
Half of elementary school principals and assistant principals say they prefer starting the 2020-21 school year with a blend of remote learning and in-person instruction, according to a new poll from the National Association of Elementary School Principals.
July 13, 2020
Because of rising cases of coronavirus, some big school systems, like Los Angeles Unified, will start the school year with all students learning from home.
July 09, 2020
No studies sufficiently answer the question, finds the GAO, which means debates over whether newer restorative-justice approaches help or harm safety are likely to continue.
July 09, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and the American Academy of Pediatrics have guidelines for schools on how to safely reopen this fall. How do the two sets of recommendations differ from one another? And will the CDC alter its guidelines as the Trump Administration pushes for schools to fully reopen?
July 08, 2020
A new survey by the National Association of Secondary School Principals found that only about a third of principals felt confident they would be able to keep students healthy when schools reopen.
June 26, 2020
Amid a surge of coronavirus cases across the country, schools are suspending games, practices, and training and conditioning sessions after players or coaches tested positive.