Both states have reopened schools again, and officials have denied news of shut down due to an increase in COVID -19 cases.
Did schools ban Dr. Seuss books? No, that's not true: Lead Stories has not found any recent reports of schools which have banned all Dr. Seuss books in the wake of Seuss Enterprises' decision to cancel six titles of dozens because of "hur
President Biden blocked a key policy for segregating schools in 1972.
A few headlines missed the mark on this story.
In late February 2021, a screenshot of an apparent news article was shared to Facebook to support an assertion that an 11-year-old earned $1,000 by selling “n-word passes” to white classmates: 1k!!!! He had to have sold a few to some teach
At this point, it is getting hard to tell what the term "cancel" actually means.
A Supreme Court decision may provide some clarity on the issue.
Currently, there are 16 states in the United States which allow transgender students in high school athletics without any restrictions.
There is a shortage of vaccines in Arizona but this is unrelated to immigration.
Multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter shared newspaper reports claiming that students and staff abducted from a secondary school in Nigeria were released on February 19, 2021. This is false; the governor of the state where the group was taken from co
Facebook posts claiming the World Health Organization says a “child’s presence in school counts as ‘informed consent’ for vaccination” have been shared repeatedly in New Zealand. The posts are misleading: New Zealand's Ministry of Health s
President Joe Biden is promising a majority of elementary schools will be open five days a week by the end of his first 100 days in office.
The nation’s top public health agency said that in-person schooling can resume safely with masks, social distancing and other strategies.
https://www.factcheck.org/2021/02/bidens-underwhelming-school-reopening-goal/ Two studies show a school
Two studies show a school reopening goal detailed by the Biden administration for his first 100 days may have already been met before President Joe Biden took office. White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki this week added some fine print to Biden’
Did students in a school in Nigeria jump from a balcony to get away from a mandatory vaccine? No, that's not true: This is video of a May 2019 incident at the Community Secondary School in Oroworukwo, in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. The stampe
The controversial Republican Congresswoman defended her stance on gun rights by describing her own experience as an 11th grader in Forsyth County, Georgia.
A Tennessee principal was the center of a controversy after deciding a theme for her school’s Black History Month.
Republicans have introduced bills to ban transgender students from competing in sport, but none has been approved.
The effort was initiated by officials who aimed to “dismantle symbols of racism and white supremacy culture.”
Amidst a flurry of executive orders signed by the new administration in January 2021, one stood out.
Last week, social media was full of images of food parcels sent to parents to feed their children. Ordinarily, state schools in England provide meals to eligible children free of charge, including children whose families receive certain benefits, and a
Biden's guidance for transgender students has been misrepresented.
With daily coronavirus infections surging as a result of a new virus variant, the British government faced mounting pressure from teachers' unions to keep schools in England closed for at least another two weeks.
This TikTok video about Biden's plan to reopen schools was viewed more than 4 million times.
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/san-francisco-lincoln-blm/ On Dec.
A story that rocketed around the internet for its clickbait value employed misleading framing of an issue in San Francisco.
UNICEF has launched an emergency response program in the UK to ensure the access of food to vulnerable children until Feb. 2021 amid the pandemic.
“We've increased school funding by a minimum of £5,150 per pupil.” Conservative Party on Twitter, 7 December 2020. The Conservative Party has claimed on Twitter—in a tweet from its official account and a video featuring party c
Two photos have been shared hundreds of times in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim they show Thai students rejecting a call to action by pro-democracy students. The posts were shared shortly after student activists staged a protest in Decem
As Thai high school students staged a protest against school uniforms in Bangkok in December 2020, several photos circulated in Facebook posts which purported to show a US honours student who made comments in support of school dress codes. The claim is
Was a school bus found abandoned in Buckeye, Arizona, full of missing voting machines? No, that's not true: The bus was carrying office equipment that had been purchased at a surplus sale and all the invoices and receipts were present. Th
Significant changes were noticed by delaying school timings in adolescents. But, further studies are required to assess the time and other factors.
Around the country, contact tracing and isolation protocols are sidelining school employees and closing school buildings.
A number of posts on Facebook show an image of a letter purportedly sent out by Broadgreen International School in Liverpool about Covid-19 testing that will take place within the school without parental permission being needed. It is correct tha
Two photos — one showing a pen and a pencil lying in a pool of blood and another showing an injured child — have been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim they reveal the aftermath of a bombing
“NEU analysis of ONS figures shows that virus levels are now 9 times higher amongst primary pupils and an astonishing 50 times higher amongst secondary pupils.” National Educational Union, 2 November 2020. “Just 4% of infections out