Student Well-Being What the Research Says 6 Feet or 3 Feet: How Far Apart Do Students Need to Be?
The new CDC guidelines call for spacing students 6 feet apart to prevent the spread of COVID-19. But schools elsewhere use a 3-foot buffer.
Student Well-Being Fauci's Latest on Vaccines for Young Kids: Not Likely This Year
A COVID-19 vaccine probably won’t be ready for elementary students until 2022, said Dr. Anthony Fauci, walking back prior comments.
Teaching Profession Opinion Should Teachers Be Prioritized for the COVID-19 Vaccine?
Not all states are moving teachers to the front of the vaccination line. Researchers discuss the implications for in-person learning.
School & District Management What the CDC Guidelines Don't Say About Classroom Ventilation and COVID-19 Spread
The new guidance focuses less on ventilation than masking or distancing, but research shows some attention to ventilation can help.
Federal White House Unveils New Money to Aid COVID-19 Testing in Schools, But Says More Is Needed
Federal agencies will use $650 million to expand testing in schools and "underserved communities" such as homeless shelters.
Federal Video Watch: The CDC's New COVID-19 Guidance for Schools, Explained
The CDC released new guidance for schools on how to conduct in-person learning during the COVID-19 pandemic. This video explains more.
School & District Management Kentucky Is Set to Be the First State to Finish Vaccinating Teachers
Teachers in the state who opt out of vaccination will likely no longer be able to work remotely.
Federal CDC Releases New COVID-19 Guidance for Schools. Will It Help Them Reopen?
With proper precautions, schools can conduct in-person learning during the pandemic, say the long-awaited CDC recommendations.
Student Well-Being Fauci Says Young Kids Could Start Getting Vaccinated by September
A COVID-19 vaccine for children as young as 1st grade may be approved by next school year, said Fauci. But some public health experts aren't so sure.
Teaching Profession 1 in 5 Educators Have Been Vaccinated, NEA Survey Finds
About one-fifth of teachers in the nation's largest teachers' union have had a COVID-19 vaccine; another 18 percent have scheduled a shot.
School & District Management Schools Plan for Potential of Remote Learning Into the Fall
After two academic years thrown off course, school leaders around the country are planning for the possibility of more distance learning.
School & District Management How One Principal Keeps His School Safe From COVID-19 During In-Person Schooling
Wes Kanawyer, principal of Woodgate Intermediate School in Waco, Texas, has been an advocate for in-person learning during the pandemic.
Teaching Profession 'We’re Not Being Taken Care of': Many Teachers Still Ineligible for Vaccines
In parts of the country, teachers and child-care providers are still waiting their turn—and for some, there is no end in sight.