(NEW YORK) -- As the massive KNP Complex fire burned nearby in Sequoia National Park, Three Rivers Union School District Superintendent Susan Sherwood was in her school's gym trying to clear out the smoke with fans. The air quality had gotten so bad and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The debate over requiring children to wear masks at schools rages on, but not among doctors or scientists -- or teachers. Multiple recent studies have shown that masks effectively slow virus transmission and prevent school closures. Three such studies were just published... Read More.
(QUEEN CREEK, Ariz.) -- An Arizona mom's worst fear came true when her 5-year-old daughter tested positive for COVID-19 two weeks after her school year started. Heidi Kim's 5-year-old daughter, Irene, is in kindergarten and her 8-year-old daughter, Rosalind, is in third grade at EduPrize charter... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With many students heading back to school soon, researchers are gathering information that can help schools set COVID protocols. Some devices being studied are portable air purification units, which could add a layer of protection and slow the spread of aerosols and... Read More.
By SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The president of a major teacher's union, the American Federation of Teachers' Randi Weingarten, is raising concerns about recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance that loosens social distancing requirements in classrooms.The... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News(CHICAGO) -- Chicago teachers were told to return to classrooms starting Monday as the teachers union continues to fight the return to in-person learning due to health concerns amid the COVID-19 pandemic.If teachers do... Read More.
By Nicole Pelletiere via GMA (SOLVANG, Ca) -- A 7-year-old girl is determined to get multicultural crayons and books featuring diverse characters into California classrooms.So far, Madison Wilson has raised nearly $7,000, which is enough to donate material to three different... Read More.