“The 360” shows you diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories and debates. What’s happening As the coronavirus pandemic began to hit the United States, schools shut down and moved online for the remainder of spring for the safety of their teachers and students. Now, with a new academic year […]

Actress Angela Kinsey has always admired the hard work educators do. Ever since she was young, Angela’s older sister has been a teacher, so she knows first-hand just how trying the profession can be. Recently, Angela partnered with Staples for its “Thank a Teacher” contest, which awards 20 deserving educators […]

Reopening schools for the looming new academic year already was gearing up to be a political brawl. But things amped up today as the Chicago Teachers Union — concerned that in-class learning would be dangerous amid the coronavirus pandemic — was planning a House of Delegates meeting next week, a […]

Congolese artist Chris Shongo paints a mural in Kinshasa. In our series of letters from African journalists, Kenyan Joseph Warungu looks at the acts of generosity helping ordinary people through desperately trying times. When Covid-19 hit Africa, the effects were devastating – but some people have been crushed more than […]