New federal coronavirus guidance does not recommend universal testing of all students and staff in K-12 schools, an idea that has been floated as educators and policymakers seek ways to safely return students to their classrooms.
There's growing pressure for schools to resume in-person instruction this fall as concerns intensify about school closures' impact on children, parents, and the economy.
Groups on all sides of the debate over private school choice agree that a U.S. Supreme Court ruling will be tremendously consequential. But it may take some time for the ripple effects to spread.
Schools may be out for the summer, but the heat is on for them to reopen in less than two months. The CDC director told U.S senators schools will soon get guidance to help them achieve that goal.
The Trump campaign's attack focuses on Biden's vote more than 40 years ago about the tax-exempt status of "white flight" private schools. It echoes criticisms of Biden's record on school desegregation last year.
Jamaal Bowman, who until recently served as a public school principal in New York City and is backed by progressive groups, held a substantial lead in the vote count and declared victory over a veteran incumbent in Congress.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue extended some waivers from meal rules and added a new flexibility as schools face continued uncertainty because of COVID-19.
The Education Department's interim final rule is a qualified victory for those who've fought to keep more COVID aid for public schools. But it could complicate life for some districts.
The Tennessee Republican and chairman of the Senate education committee, said he considers it crucial for K-12 schools "that they have the money that they need to open safely in the fall" to help parents and the economy.
As protesters around the country continue to call for racial justice, President Donald Trump, his campaign, and his administration have focused on a familiar issue: school choice.