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 ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Despite a federal directive to states to prioritize vaccinating educators, some teachers who work in Maine are still unable to get a vaccine.Particularly, teachers who live across state lines in New... Read More.
By NICOLE PELLETIERE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- As this week marks one year since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the U.S., two education experts are helping parents ease anxiety around schoolwork.Brian Platzer and Abby Freireich are both parents, tutors... Read More.
By ANNE FLAHERTY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Teachers and child care staff are now being offered vaccine appointments at some 9,000 pharmacy locations nationwide, even if their state hasn’t declared them eligible yet.The push to get every educator their... Read More.
Steely Dan frontman Donald Fagen and fellow Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Steve Winwood are among a variety of artists who have taken part in a new video saluting teachers and school administrators who are supporting music education during... Read More.
BY: ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC NEWS (LOS ANGELES) — Teachers in Los Angeles County will be able to sign up for a COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday, as part of a wave of essential workers who are newly eligible to get vaccinated. In addition to educators,... Read More.
BY: JACK ARHOLZ, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week” that new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for schools outline “a lot of things” that can be done to... Read More.
By ANNE FLAHERTY and SOPHIE TATUM, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- While teachers unions and school systems clash over what is considered a safe return to in-person learning and President Joe Biden looks to reopen a majority of K-8 schools in 100 days, the... Read More.
By: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) -- A judge has granted public school teachers and staff in Minneapolis a temporary restraining order halting the school district's plan to resume in-person classes this week.Hennepin County District Court Judge Susan Robiner ruled... 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 JULIA JACOBO, ABC News (CHICAGO) -- Chicago Public Schools has threatened to dock the pay of teachers who do not report to class as the school district returns to in-person learning amid the COVID-19 pandemic.The school district reopened Monday for... Read More.