By SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A federal judge ruled Thursday that the Education Department must temporarily hold off on implementing a controversial rule that would have directed congressionally approved COVID-19 relief funds away from public schools.Under the... Read More.
By KIARA BRANTLEY-JONES, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Devon Conley, a mom and trustee of the Mountain View Whisman School Board in California, said she typically spends the last few days of summer preparing to send her son back to school.... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Educator. Advocate. Mom.Those are words that come to mind when one speaks with Michelle Parelleo, a New Jersey mom-turned-special needs advocate, who sprang into action earlier this year when COVID-19 shuttered... Read More.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As communities across the country grapple with whether to bring students back into the classroom, a new COVID-19 data projection dashboard and school reopening guidance released Thursday by the PolicyLab at Children's Hospital... Read More.
By Katie Kindelanvia, GMA(OLATHE, Kan.) -- A high school teacher in Kansas started a spreadsheet of COVID-19 cases in schools as a way to ease her anxiety about the upcoming school year.Less than two weeks later, the teacher,... Read More.
BY: MEREDITH DELISO, ABC NEWS(NEW YORK) -- In mid-July, seven weeks before the start of its school year, the Philadelphia school district announced it planned to reopen in a hybrid model, with both in-person and online learning. The decision came,... Read More.
By ELIZABETH THOMAS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After months of tension and disagreement between President Donald Trump and the public health experts on his pandemic response task force, he's added a new one: Dr. Scott Atlas, a medical adviser whose views... Read More.
By ANTHONY RIVAS, TENZIN SHAKYA and. ASHLEY RIEGLE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Nancy Shively, a lifelong educator in Oklahoma, says she’s always loved teaching. But with the coronavirus still raging and schools around the country beginning to reopen, she resigned... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As schools across the country start to reopen, recent data shows that COVID-19 infection is on the rise in children.The American Academy of Pediatrics, in collaboration with the Children's Hospital Association,... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL and EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 715,000 people worldwide.More than 19.1 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- What are schools going to look like when they reopen this year?It's a complicated question with few answers at this point: for some, there might be plastic guards on desks, hand... Read More.
By TRISH TURNER, KATHERINE FAULDERS, and ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- A week of bipartisan talks between the White House and Democratic leaders has shown little-to-no sign of progress, but Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told reporters after talks with Democrats... Read More.