In interviews, congressional hearings, campaign ads and social media, Republicans falsely claim that the Justice Department will be cracking down on parents expressing disagreement at their local school board meetings.
Nurses around the U.S. are getting burned out by the COVID-19 crisis and quitting, yet applications to nursing schools are rising, driven by what educators say are young people who see the global emergency as an opportunity and a challenge.
Two people were shot and two others had unspecified injuries.
Timberview High School was on lockdown Wednesday morning.
Did high school students in Crystal Lake, Illinois, protest a COVID-19 vaccine mandate by quitting and leaving their shoes outside the school? No, that's not true: The photo was taken outside the Crystal Lake Elementary District 47 School
A Sunday Times article, published on 3 October, claimed new figures show that between 95,000 and 135,000 children did not return to school in the autumn term. The Sunday Times said this figure does not include “normal absences” or children
California will enact the nation’s first coronavirus vaccine mandate for schoolchildren, aiming to have all students in seventh through 12th grades vaccinated by next fall.
Parents and community members have been disrupting meetings and threatening board members in person, online and through the mail.
Did 39 school bus drivers and monitors from School District 308 quit their jobs in defiance of a vaccine mandate on September 21, 2021? No, that's not true: Thirty percent of the district's school bus drivers did call in sick in the early
In some areas, principals are filling in as crossing guards, teachers are being offered signing bonuses, and schools are moving back to online learning.
A piece of rock 'n' roll memorabilia caught the internet's attention in 2021.
In this special investigation, we also found nearly 100 comparisons of mask-wearing to Nazi Germany in the Let Them Breathe Facebook group.
Because of the festive season, Punjab extended COVID-19 limitations till September 30; however, the restrictions did not affect school operations.
School started for about a million New York City public school students in the nation's largest experiment of in-person learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
Students age 12 and older in the Los Angeles school system must be vaccinated before they can return to classrooms next year under one of the toughest anti-COVID mandates enacted in the nation.
Districts without mask-wearing requirements are seeing substantially more spread of the virus and hours of lost learning among students.
Millions of children return to classes in England, Wales and Northern Ireland today amid fears of a similar spike in Covid cases to Scotland - as 23% of parents of secondary pupils will insist their children wear masks. Mail Online, 6 September 2021.
On August 30 2021, video of a woman later identified as Carrie Prejean Boller spread virally on Twitter; the clip depicted Prejean Boller “speaking out” against masks at a school board meeting in the southern California city of Encinitas on
REVIEW It’s back to school season in the U.S. and with rising COVID-19 case numbers, including among children too young to receive the COVID-19 vaccines, American schools have become battlegrounds over disagreements about preventative measures. Ma
Does a doctor share evidence of vaccine harm to an Ohio school board? No, that's not true: A man who appeared at a school board meeting in Ohio repeated multiple COVID-19 vaccine conspiracy theories that Lead Stories has previously debunk
The rumors of the bus go round and round.
Millions of students in Florida, Texas and Arizona are now required to wear masks in class as school boards in mostly Democratic areas have defied their Republican governors and made face coverings mandatory.
The surging virus is spreading anxiety and causing turmoil and infighting among parents, administrators, and politicians around the U.S., especially in states like Florida and Texas.
You would be hard pressed to find a single sentence in Dr. Stock's speech on "the futility of mask mandates and COVID-19 protocols" that is not misleading or explicitly false.
According to the Taliban-appointed Provincial Education Department Chief, girls can attend schools provided they wear hijab and follow sharia laws.
REVIEW A viral Youtube video featured a speech by Daniel Stock, self-described as a functional family medicine physician, at a 6 August 2021 Board Meeting of the Mount Vernon Community School Corporation in Hancock County, Indiana. The video receive
The showdowns have drawn in the White House and landed in courtrooms where judges have so far allowed school mask requirements in two states.
Were schools planning on closing on August 10, 2021, due to "drastic events going on in the world"? No, that's not true: social media posts that made the claim included a link that led users to a meme indicating the post was a spoof. The
Did Dr. Dan Stock present well-reasoned arguments to the Mt. Vernon, Indiana, school board against masking and vaccination as means to mitigate the spread and harm of COVID-19, and should his arguments apply universally as public health m
The announcement makes the San Francisco Unified School District the latest in California to issue a vaccine or testing mandate for staff.
Georgia, like most states, is leaving it up to local schools to decide whether to require face coverings.
Will schools in the United States be closed from August 9 to August 13, 2021? No, that's not true: The claim came from channel45news.com, a known prank website. The claim appeared in a Facebook post (archived here) published on August 4,
There’s a lot of talk about critical race theory, also known as CRT, across the U.S. As with anything controversial and complicated, we’ve come across some misinformation and lots of posts that could use some explanation. Defining critical race
“Almost 100,000 ‘ghost children’ have not returned to school since the start of the Covid pandemic”. Evening Standard , 13 July 2021. An Evening Standard article claims that “almost 100,000 ‘ghost children&rsq
“Something like 80% of children are not doing these tests.” Kate Green MP, 30 June 2021. On the Today programme last week, shadow schools minister Kate Green claimed that 80% of schoolchildren are not doing coronavirus tests. A similar cla
That's thanks to producer and business magnate David Geffen's endowment of $150 million.
James Franco and his co-defendants agreed to pay $2.2 million to settle a lawsuit alleging he intimidated students at an acting and film school he founded into gratuitous and exploitative sexual situations, court filings made public showed.
Nine in 10 girls experienced sexist name-calling or were sent explicit photos or videos BBC News, 10 June 2021. Nine in ten girls experience sexist name-calling and unwanted pictures MailOnline, 10 June 2021. 9 in 10 girls are sent explicit photos T
An article published by The Sun on 27 June claims that 100,000 pupils have failed to return to school full-time despite classrooms reopening. This claim is based on a report produced by the Centre for Social Justice (CSJ), which states that durin
The Supreme Court has rejected a Virginia school board's appeal to reinstate its transgender bathroom ban.