A new GAO report faults the Trump administration for inconsistent guidance on reopening schools and says a push for in-person learning was "misaligned with risk-based decision making."
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September 21, 2020
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September 17, 2020
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August 24, 2020
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August 12, 2020
President Donald Trump told a White House gathering that virtual learning is "not as good as being there" and said Democrats have made negotiations over virus aid for schools difficult.
July 29, 2020
For the Democratic governors of Michigan and Pennsylvania, two of the three states Trump depended on to beat Clinton in 2016, the majority of educators said their opinions had become more favorable.
July 09, 2020
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July 07, 2020
President Donald Trump made his most forceful push yet for schools to reopen their buildings, and he is seeking to leverage the issue for his re-election campaign.
June 29, 2020
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.