South Dakota epitomizes the rapid growth of homeschooling in America. Guided by the principle that parents, not the government, have the right to determine what and how their kids are taught, homeschooling families have overturned existing rules and batted down attempts over the last decade to impose new ones in
NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — The New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office has reported a rise in school threats, receiving seven in the last week alone.
Two students have been arrested in connection to their online posts, with the threats leading to concern among parents and police.
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In-person schooling can be safe, U.S. health researchers argue, but it requires schools and their surrounding communities to commit to a slew of public health precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
President Joe Biden and his administration have made a return to in-person instruction a priority, setting out to
According to another report released Monday, by the anti-poverty nonprofit group Oxfam, the combined wealth of the world’s 10 richest men has risen by more than $500 billion since the crisis began — enough to vaccinate the entire planet and then some, according to the organization.
Both sets of findings
Experts have warned since the beginning of the pandemic, and the unexpected national experiment in online learning, that remote schooling would take a serious academic toll on children.
Educators have struggled with the question of how to grade students in a virtual environment since the spring. Many districts opted for