1 billion students impacted by school closures; Census to end 2020 counting operations early; Hawaii cases surge
President Donald Trump is considering executive action as congressional leaders and White House officials struggle to reach a deal on the next coronavirus relief package.
As more schools across the country welcome students back to class this week, some are already temporarily reclosing because of COVID-19 concerns. In Indiana, one school is shutting down two days after an employee tested positive for the virus. In another Indiana school, a student tested positive after the first day back to school.
The United Nations estimates more than one billion students worldwide have been affected by school closures. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the pandemic has created the largest disruption to education in history.
Here are some significant developments:
The Census Bureau will halt all counting efforts by Sept. 30, a month earlier than planned.
The NFL and the NFL Players Association set Thursday as deadline for players planning to opt out of the