The superintendent of Broward County Public Schools, Robert W. Runcie, was arrested as part of a criminal investigation following the Parkland school shooting in 2018.
Some families have come to prefer stand-alone virtual schools and districts are rushing to accommodate them — though questions about remote learning persist.
The temporary closures of schools that have frustrated parents may soon become less common under new virus rules.
Students are joining remote classes from outside the country. In one New Jersey school district, computers were traced to 24 countries on a day last month.
A bipartisan group of governors decided to flex its muscle and get students back into classrooms, despite union resistance and bureaucratic hesitancy.
Disruptions to education during the pandemic are turning people away from a profession that was already struggling to attract new recruits.
School officials in Duxbury, Mass., denounced what they called the “horrifying and disappointing” language and said they had hired a private lawyer to conduct an investigation.
Frustration over pandemic reopening plans is growing in New Jersey’s affluent suburbs, where taxes are high and many students are barely in classrooms.
The previous recommendation of six feet of distancing was a major obstacle to bringing students back for in-person learning.
The pandemic has spotlighted disparities in working conditions between child care workers and teachers.
Start-ups hope there’s no turning back for online learning, even as more students return to the classroom.
Trump administration officials grumble that they laid the groundwork for surging vaccinations, but some hard work in the trenches has helped pick up the pace of production.
A Shallowater High School assignment meant to demonstrate medieval-era misogyny was scrapped after at least one parent objected.
A day after President Biden said teachers should be prioritized for vaccination, the first lady and the education secretary hit the road to urge communities to return to in-person learning.
Frustrated with remote learning, parents in the Philadelphia area are running for office, suing, relocating and retreating to private school.
Oregon is a case study in how Pacific Coast cities are lagging the country in resuming in-person teaching.
Vanessa Friedman, fashion director of The New York Times, takes reader questions.
Perhaps because I had a teacher who made reading aloud into ceremony, ritual and compelling drama, I grew up to find my cause in pediatricians’ promoting reading aloud at checkups.
In an interview, Ms. Lightfoot talked about how she hoped to rebuild trust in the system and eventually reopen high schools.
Elementary schools have been open for months. As the city prepares to reopen middle schools, problems remain, but there is also cause for optimism.
Amid an acrid national controversy, the agency proposed detailed criteria for returning students to classrooms.
As President Biden struggles to keep his pledge to reopen schools in 100 days, Republicans in Congress are hammering at the issue as a way to win back alienated women and suburban voters.
The federal government’s new guidance for reopening classrooms does not require teachers to be vaccinated first.
As the White House struggles to flesh out President Biden’s promise to reopen schools within 100 days, aides have found themselves steadily lowering expectations.
The Biden administration is determined to restart in-person learning quickly. But there are some major hurdles.
As districts across the country wrestle with when to return to in-person instruction, the story of Providence, R.I., offers a lesson in what it takes to do so.
The decision will put about 62,000 more students back in classrooms, meaning that a quarter of the city’s 1 million public school students will be learning in person by March.
In cities and suburbs where schools remain closed, teachers unions are often saying: not yet. Can Randi Weingarten change that?
If approved, the deal would avert a strike and allow some students to receive in-person instruction starting this week.
Through a day of role-playing, a group of students get an eye-opening introduction to the careers that may await them.
The death of a beloved educator in Houston, like others across the country, has deepened teachers’ fears and conflict over in-person instruction.
Students didn’t return to elementary schools in Montclair, N.J., as planned after a tense week of debate and a boycott of prep sessions by some educators.
Educators have turned to Shakespeare, science fiction and cat people analogies to help students understand the past weeks.
The slow vaccine rollout, and local fights between districts and unions, could make it hard for the president to fulfill his promise.
We’re facing an educational catastrophe.
While districts around it opened, a small Wisconsin city chose to start the school year remotely. Public pressure forced a return, just as virus cases were surging.
Nearly 11,000 people were forced to quarantine this fall in a suburban Atlanta district that didn’t mandate masks, but it stayed the course, until a staffing shortage shut the doors.
At a charter school in a poor area of Washington, some teachers spend one day a week going door to door, tracking down students who aren’t logging on, and whose education is suffering.
Unlike in many Northeastern cities, a majority of families in Rhode Island’s capital have sent their children back to school.
Academic performance rose when a tiny Texas district required all students to attend class in person. But so did coronavirus infections.
The nation’s second-largest district has kept classrooms closed since March. The superintendent acknowledges it is “disproportionately hurting students who can least afford it.”
The nation’s schools need thousands of more teachers, full-time and substitute, to keep classrooms open during coronavirus outbreaks.
The mayor and teachers’ union are locked in a bitter fight over whether to reopen classrooms in the nation’s third-largest district.
Teachers’ unions largely support plans to put educators near the front of the line, but given availability and logistics, that might not be enough to open more schools in the spring.
The sickout in Chandler, Ariz., reflects growing discord over whether classrooms should remain open as virus cases spike.
Experts say we may not need to wait.
The mayor so many love to hate is doing more than most to get kids back in class.
Schools will reopen as abruptly as they closed — but only for some.
Teacher burnout could erode instructional quality, stymie working parents and hinder the reopening of the economy.
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an abrupt shift in managing schools during the pandemic. Officials had faced criticism that they prioritized activities like indoor dining over the well-being of children.