Federal Q&A Why an Influential Member of Congress Wants a National Investigation Into School Closures
Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-N.C., wants the Biden administration to "put children over unions and science over politics."
School & District Management Avoiding Another COVID-19 Wave: How Schools Are Handling Spring Break Travel
Experts say it’s too early for people to let their guards down this spring break, regardless of their vaccination status.
Leadership A Note to Readers: Reflecting on a Year of Uncertainty and Grief
School buildings began closing one year ago this week. This is not an anniversary to celebrate, so how should we think about it?
School & District Management One District's COVID-19 Journey: A Year of Upheaval and Unexpected Insights
The Everett, Wash., school district was among the first in the nation shuttered by the pandemic. Educators and parents share and reflect.
School & District Management Interactive A Year of COVID-19: What It Looked Like for Schools
This timeline offers a look at how a full year of living and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded.
Law & Courts Supreme Court Denies Kentucky Religious Academy's Challenge to School Closing Order
The justices, over two dissents, cited the imminent expiration of the order. The school could challenge again if the order is renewed.
Law & Courts Kentucky Religious School Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Block State Closure Order
Danville Christian Academy is seeking emergency relief from the COVID-19 closure order after losing in federal appeals court.
States Seven Governors Stress In-Person Learning as Nation Confronts Rising Virus Rates
Northeastern governors called in-person instruction "the best possible scenario for children" if it occurs with "appropriate protections."
School & District Management New York City Shutters Schools After COVID-19 Rate Crosses Benchmark
The news came as a grim milestone as scores of districts continued to pull back from in-person learning.
Special Education How Will Schools Pay for Compensatory Services for Special Ed. Students?
States’ efforts so far suggest there won’t be enough money to go around for all the learning losses of students with disabilities from COVID-19 school shutdowns.
School & District Management Interactive Map: Where Were Schools Required to Be Open for the 2020-21 School Year?
This national map tracked each state's mandates or recommendations on K-12 school closures and openings related to the coronavirus.
Classroom Technology Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Elementary Remote Instruction?
How are educators responding to the shift to remote learning, and what challenges do students and teachers face with remote instruction?
School & District Management Interactive The Coronavirus Spring: The Historic Closing of U.S. Schools (A Timeline)
COVID-19 created a mass disruption of schooling in the spring of 2020. Here is how it happened.