- Local school boards should make the coronavirus call | Editorial
- > Aug 11, 7:31 AM: To safely reopen schools in a few weeks, school boards across Florida need independence to make decisions that suit the particular facts in their home counties. They need support, not interference, from state officials and the
- Editorial: Will APS allow students to enter schools this year?
- > Aug 11, 7:20 AM: Interim Superintendent Scott Elder will speak to the APS board before it votes on Aug. 19. He said that while the district is prepared to stay in remote, “I will warn you … there are consequences to this decision.” Indeed there
- Pods for all? Some districts and nonprofits are reimagining the remote learning trend
- Aug 11, 7:06 AM: After the Adams 12 district north of Denver announced it would start the school year fully remote, an official raised a novel idea: school-run learning pods.
- Some Teachers Balk as San Jose Schools Prepare to Reopen Classrooms Wednesday
- Aug 11, 6:02 AM: School starts Wednesday for the San Jose Unified School District when hundreds of teachers will be ordered back to their classrooms but KPIX is learning that some teachers will stand their ground and teach from home.
- Lightfoot ‘does not have the guts to close schools,’ Chicago Teachers Union claims as it
- Aug 4, 7:09 AM: With Chicago Public Schools parents facing a deadline days away to opt in or out of in-person classes this fall, parents and teachers in Chicago and across the country are calling for schools to open safely or not at all.
- D70 parents calling for choice through petition
- > Aug 4, 5:47 AM: The petition, started by parents of students, is titled 'D70 My Child, my choice'. The petition criticizes D70's decision to hold off on in-person learning, and begin the 2020-21 school year with online at home learning until
- Editorial: School-reopening plans ought to put the kids — not the adults — first
- Jul 31, 7:49 AM: Mayor Bill de Blasio is set to unveil his school-reopening plan Friday. Thanks to his reluctance to cross the United Federation of Teachers, it’s sure to be another bust.
- D.C. Public Schools to start school year with online instruction
- Jul 31, 7:06 AM: D.C. Public Schools students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade will be learning remotely this fall, starting Aug. 31 and through Nov. 6, officials announced Thursday.
- Philly promises public school students will have internet access as coronavirus keeps classes online
- > Jul 30, 7:41 AM: Every Philadelphia School District student will have the tools to access digital learning in September, Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. said Wednesday, pledging to connect the thousands of families who lacked internet access
- Denver Public Schools Will Extend Remote Learning Through Mid-October
- > Jul 30, 6:46 AM: Denver Public Schools made the announcement Wednesday. Superintendent Susana Cordova said she understands that constantly changing plans are difficult for parents, students, teachers, and staff, and she acknowledged that remote
- Philly public schools will stay all-online at least until November
- > Jul 29, 7:19 AM: Philadelphia public school students will not return to classrooms until November at the earliest, Superintendent William R. Hite Jr. said Tuesday, after plans for a hybrid model of in-person and online instruction sparked fierce
- Shen parents call for choice to keep children at home for virtual education
- Jul 28, 5:34 AM: A group of Shenendehowa parents are organizing to demand the district give them the choice to keep their kids home in the fall and offer those students an all-remote education option.
- Editorial: Schools are moving toward closing for the fall. That is not their fault.
- > Jul 27, 8:16 AM: We urge schools to continue to explore safe ways for children to return to school as soon as possible. In the meantime, it is important they significantly improve remote learning. There is not much time before the start of school;
- Teachers, supporters take to the street for an all-virtual school opening, police-free schools
- > Jul 27, 7:06 AM: Continuing a public drumbeat against any school reopening plan that brings children back to classrooms, several dozen teachers gathered Saturday to put pressure on the Philadelphia School District as it prepares to revise its
- After an outcry, Philly’s schools reopening plan is put on hold
- Jul 24, 7:24 AM: If the Philadelphia School District reopens classrooms to most children two days a week in September, it will do so over the objections of many of its principals, teachers, parents, and students.
- Milwaukee schools with approved plans will be allowed to reopen this fall
- Jul 22, 6:16 AM: Schools in the city of Milwaukee that have approved plans will be allowed to reopen in the fall under a new order the city's Health Department expects to issue either this week or next.
- Defying Chicago’s Teachers Union, CPS Wants A Mix Of In-Person And Remote Learning This Fall
- > Jul 20, 7:37 AM: The school district’s plan sets up a clash with the Chicago Teachers Union, especially because it requires most teachers and staff to be in school buildings most days. Earlier this week, CTU leaders said the school district should
- Denver Public Schools to start school year online, transition to classrooms in September at the earl
- > Jul 20, 6:38 AM: Denver Public Schools will delay the fall semester by one week and begin classes remotely, with students using online-learning platforms starting Aug. 24 and not returning to their classrooms until September at the earliest,
- Indianapolis Public Schools pushing back the start of school two weeks due to coronavirus
- > Jul 20, 6:14 AM: The state's largest school district was supposed to start the year — with in-person and virtual options for instruction — on Aug. 3. At a board retreat Saturday, commissioners voted to push back the restart of the school year to
- After last-minute change, D.C. says it wants students back but will wait and watch virus
- > Jul 17, 8:30 AM: That was the plan as late as Wednesday evening, when city officials laid out in interviews how it would work. But an hour before Thursday’s scheduled news conference, officials said plans had changed. And when the city finally made