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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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
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
The federal government will investigate its past oversight of Native American boarding schools and work to “uncover the truth about the loss of human life and the lasting consequences” of the institutions.
Classic books in libraries and schools have had many complaints filed against them.
The “11 offenders are accused of committing the abuse in a coordinated fashion,” according to the report by the civic group Center for The Defense of Children’s Rights.
A 1993 ban prohibited the “use of hypnosis and dissociative mental states” in public schools.
After closing schools in March 2020, New York City was one of the first large U.S. cities to reopen school buildings in the fall of that year, but the majority of parents chose online-only learning for their children.
A Facebook post by a school board member sparked widespread inaccurate reports.
The founder of a national charter school network who once served as a White House adviser under President Barack Obama was arrested on charges alleging he stole over $200,000 from the network and used it to get a better interest rate on a multimillion-
Did U.S. schools stop teaching cursive writing so that future generations would be unable to read the Bill of Rights or the Constitution? No, that's not true: Schools did not stop. At least 21 states still require that their students lear
A routine review of content labeled satire.
New evidence that it may be safe for schools to seat students 3 feet apart — half of the previous recommended distance — could offer a way to return more of the nation's children to classrooms with limited space.
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.
There is a shortage of vaccines in Arizona but this is unrelated to immigration.
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.
Amidst a flurry of executive orders signed by the new administration in January 2021, one stood out.
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.
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.
“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