One day after President Trump criticized the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s school reopening guidelines — calling them “impractical” and “expensive” — the organization’s director, Dr. Robert Redfield, denied claims from the White House that the guidance would be rewritten. “It’s not a revision of the guidelines; it’s just […]

Florida saw an alarming increase in deaths and top federal health officials ran counter to President Donald Trump’s wishes, saying guidelines for reopening schools won’t be rewritten and some states should consider shutting down again as coronavirus cases spike nationwide Thursday. The Big Ten announced it will limit its fall sports […]

CONNECTICUT — For 90 minutes live on YouTube and Facebook, education and public health officials, with Gov. Ned Lamont joining, answered the public’s questions during a moderated webinar about the state’s fall schools reopening plan. Officials answered questions regarding mask use, parent notification of positive cases in schools, and more. […]

The CDC is expected to release “additional reference documents” about reopening schools safely after President Trump criticized the original guidance as “tough” and “expensive.” Despite the ongoing controversy, former Education Secretary Margaret Spellings said it will be the states and local communities making the ultimate decision.  “They’re the people who are […]

Christy Karwatt teaches social studies, but she’s been thinking more like a math teacher the last few days. At 61, the Sarasota High teacher is entering her 27th year in Florida’s retirement system, and she loves her job. She had planned on teaching three more years to maximize her retirement payment.  […]

When Nay, a senior at University of Illinois at Chicago, came to the U.S. from Bogor, Indonesia, in 2017, she thought she’d get the most out of her university experience — working, studying, and experiencing life in America. Even with the coronavirus outbreak, she remained optimistic. But on Monday, new visa […]