The question has increasing urgency as coronavirus rates surge and more public health experts say keeping schools open is essential.
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November 23, 2020
November 16, 2020
In a new RAND report, teachers in remote and hybrid environments reported more challenges than those in solely face-to-face instruction.
September 29, 2020
The instructional techniques teachers normally use won't work in classes with 50, 60, or 70 students, educators say.
September 15, 2020
Teachers and parents have a long list of health precautions they feel are essential to reopening schools, but teachers are somewhat less confident that their districts will put those measures in place.
July 31, 2020
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.
July 24, 2020
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.
July 10, 2020
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.
June 30, 2020
While teachers say they miss their students and the normalcy of school, many are apprehensive about returning to in-person instruction amid so much uncertainty.
May 28, 2020
Educators for Excellence asked 600 teachers about instruction during the school shutdowns, their perspectives on remote learning, and concerns for next school year.
March 24, 2020
School districts in Las Vegas, Sacramento, Calif., Fulton County, Ga., and other places have stopped paying their substitutes as school closures stretch on.