The school has had a slow and steady increase in cases in recent weeks, though most of the positives have been off campus and there has yet to be a singular, large outbreak. The initial spike in cases was driven by off-campus parties, UW officials have said, which have prompted an internal investigation to determine if students broke university rules amid the pandemic.
The News launches Education Lab to deepen coverage of our schools and explore solutions to persistent challenges
Rarely has there been a more critical time to provide in-depth coverage of our schools.
A global health crisis and social justice movement have brought the deep inequities and challenges that have long plagued education to the forefront of community conversations.
Finding solutions to those issues that help lead to better outcomes for all children is critical to the future of North Texas.
That’s why The Dallas Morning News is launching the new Education Lab, a community-funded journalism initiative aimed at not only expanding our coverage of the most pressing issues in education but also deepening the conversations we have with students, parents and educators.
The Education Lab will build on The News’ longstanding commitment to quality journalism. We will report on pressing issues such as how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting students’ access to opportunities; how well schools are preparing tomorrow’s workforce; and how state funding challenges are affecting