Since Chinese officials implemented the first coronavirus lockdown in the city of Wuhan in January, there have been more than 21.7 million cases of COVID-19 across the planet. More than 776,000 people have died from the disease, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Efforts to curb the outbreak have led […]

Starting in April, 22 European countries began sending children back to school in waves. The specific safety measures implemented across the COVID-ravaged continent differed, but none approached the reopening of schools as anything close to “normal.” Under strict protocols imposed by the French government, for example, parents were required to […]

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Helena Miller listened to teachers, terrified to reenter classrooms, and parents, exhausted from trying to make virtual learning work at home. She heard from school officials who spent hundreds of hours on thousands of details — buses, classrooms, football, arts, special education. She spent countless […]

Over 20.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus, according to data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. The actual numbers are believed to be much higher due to testing shortages, many […]

NEW YORK CITY — Parents and teachers, it’s time to cram on New York City’s school reopening plan. The city’s Department of Education dropped the 109-page plan online Friday afternoon — a day that saw Gov. Andrew Cuomo officially give schools the green light to reopen, as well as a […]

SAN MATEO COUNTY, CA — If the San Mateo County wants to hold classes in schools instead of online this fall, State epidemiologist Dr. Erica Pan on Tuesday outlined the state’s waiver process for K-6 schools. San Mateo County is currently on California’s COVID-19 coronavirus “Watch List.” Pan said K-6 […]