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After A Summer Dip, The Number Of Coronavirus Cases Among Children Has Reached A Pandemic Level.
Coronavirus

According to data compiled by two health organizations, approximately 252,000 new coronavirus cases were reported among children last week, marking the most new pediatric COVID-19 cases in a single…

I'm A Part Of The Great Resignation Of 2021, And Here's Why.
Coronavirus

The email from HR arrived days before Christmas 2020, inviting employees 50 and older to voluntarily separate from the company. I'd never heard the phrase "voluntary separation" before, but Gwyneth…

Biden Warns States That Prohibit The Wearing Of Masks In Schools To Brace Themselves For "legal Action."
Coronavirus

President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that he has directed Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to assist local school districts and administrators in implementing mask mandates and other public safet…

The Texas Supreme Court Rules In Favor Of Governor Abbott And Temporarily Prohibits Local Mask Mandates.
Coronavirus

The Texas Supreme Court issued a ruling on Sunday that temporarily prohibits mask mandates, a major setback for the state's counties and local institutions attempting to follow public health guidanc…

Thousands Of Students Have Been Quarantined After Being Exposed To COVID Only A Few Days Into The School Year.
Coronavirus

Thousands of students are already being quarantined across the country due to COVID-19 outbreaks just a few days into the new school year. The alarming statistics come amid an increase in cases of…

Vaccine Clinics In Schools Are Wanted By The Education Secretary
COVID-19

Education Secretary Miguel Cardona said on Wednesday that schools should use federal funds to host coronavirus vaccine clinics as students return to in-person classes this fall, claiming that only "…

What Happened When We Swapped Online School For Time In The Wilderness
Parenting

On Zoom, it was a typical kindergarten morning: little boys and girls in little squares arrayed on the computer screen like the opening credits to the “Brady Bunch,” each patiently waiting their tur…

The UNC Board Of Trustees Has Given Nikole Hannah-Jones Tenure.
U.S. News

The board of trustees of the University of North Carolina has voted to grant tenure to Nikole Hannah-Jones, following concerns that the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist was being treated unfairly i…

Florida Governor Signs Bill Requiring Belief Surveys Of Students And Faculty
U.S. News

Florida's governor has signed legislation requiring public colleges and universities to conduct annual surveys of their students and staff to support "intellectual diversity," with the schools poten…

After Tossing Tortillas At Challengers, A Winning High School Basketball Team Is Under Fire.
U.S. News

A high school basketball team in southern California is under fire after students threw tortillas on the court to celebrate a victory over a predominantly Hispanic school. Coronado High School defe…

Following A Drop In Enrollment, Public Schools Are Hoping For A Rebound In The Fall.
U.S. News

Ashley Pearce's daughter was scheduled to start kindergarten in Maryland's Montgomery County school system last year, but when it became clear that the year would start online, Pearce found a nearby…

Ivy League Scholarships Totaling $1 Million Are Awarded To Two High School Seniors.
Ivy League

CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – It's an exciting time for two local high school seniors, who will receive Ivy League educations as a result of a million dollars in scholarships. This is a special m…