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
The British Government have issued an instruction to contact tracers not to trace coronavirus infections that occur in schools.” Tory Fibs Twitter account, 10 October 2020 The news blog Skwawkbox, the Tory Fibs Twitter account and many people o
On September 28 2020, Facebook user Morgan Meeker shared the following post, which referenced “Banned Books Week” and apparently depicted the ten most banned books in American schools and public libraries: Under a photograph of a stack
Children of all ages now make up 10% of all U.S cases, up from 2% in April.
Trump has distorted Biden’s position on education. Biden wants to end voucher programs and opposes for-profit and low-performing charter schools.
As the coronavirus pandemic dragged on into fall 2020, so did the spread of fearmongering rumors.
Next week children in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are set to go back to school, many of them for the first time since March. Some children in Northern Ireland returned this week and children in Scotland returned to school earlier this month. A
In December 2018, Trump administration formally scrapped restorative justice in schools, after the Education and Justice Dept. finalised the rollback.
The clash in the Midwest has illustrated in condensed form the tension between science and politics — and between economic concerns and health fears — that has characterized the nation’s response to the pandemic from the White House on down.
Did C.S. Lewis write a conversation in which Satan told Jesus he would "shutdown business, schools, places of worship and sports events and "cause economic turmoil"? No, that's not true: The fictional exchange purportedly penned
The president, as usual, goes way too far with his campaign rhetoric to create a cartoon version of the former vice president’s position.
The U.S. secretary of education's actual statement came during a CNN interview that went a bit in circles.
In a series of virtual tele-rallies, President Donald Trump repeatedly distorted Joe Biden’s position on education, claiming the former vice president wants to “end school choice” and “abolish charter schools.” Biden, the
Did Betsy DeVos, the U.S. Secretary of Education, say, "You can't plan for something that hasn't happened yet," when asked what will be done if there's a COVID-19 outbreak in schools? No, that's not true. Reviewing both the video of her CNN in
Discussions around when and how schools would reopen during the 2020 coronavirus pandemic sparked a few controversies.
On July 11 2020, the following tweet claimed that the United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos — in the course of arguing in favor of reopening schools during the COVID-19 pandemic — asserted that “only 0.02 percent” of
As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher.
In his push to get schools and colleges to reopen this fall, President Donald Trump is again taking aim at their finances, this time threatening their tax-exempt status.
Whatever health professionals say, the president is determined to revive the battered economy and resuscitate his reelection chances, even as U.S. hospitalizations and deaths keep climbing.
https://thefulcrum.us/balance-of-power/trump-education-cuts President Trump cannot unilaterally cut fed
Trump's warning drew backlash from some governors who said he has no authority over schools' fall plans.
"97% of the schools that have submitted data are now seeing kids come back to school." Boris Johnson, 10 June 2020 During Prime Minister’s Questions on 10 June, Boris Johnson said that children were returning to 97% of primary schools which sub
There is no national curriculum or set of standards for teaching Black history in America. Only a small number of states, including Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Mississippi and New York, have laws requiring that it be taught in public schools.
Did Rashida Tlaib file a lawsuit that would ban the American flag from schools? No, that's not true. The story was published by a liberal satire website that tries to mislead Trump supporters and Republicans into sharing made up stories that a
A widely shared graphic paraphrased CDC recommendations that can be voluntarily adopted by schools during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Did the CDC issue guidelines ordering schools to make children over the age of 2 wear masks, forbidding children from sharing toys and requiring physical barriers in bathrooms -- all for schools to reopen amid the COVID-19 outbreak? No, that i
Did New York schools add a COVID-19 vaccine to the mandatory school schedule? No, that's not true. A claim warning that New York public schools have added a COVID-19 vaccination to the list of required vaccinations amid the coronavirus outbrea
Does House Resolution 6666 ban people not vaccinated for COVID-19 from entering churches, schools, and medical buildings that receive money from the legislation? No, that's not true: No provision in this proposal makes vaccinations mandatory.
Television’s “Dr. Oz” Mehmet says he misspoke during a Fox News Channel appearance where he said reopening schools was a “very appetizing opportunity” despite the coronavirus epidemic.
Teachers across the country report their attempts at distance learning are failing to reach large numbers of students.
Quick Take A false claim that students in Missouri will have to repeat the school year was pushed online through a viral letter with a state logo as part of an April Fool’s hoax. State officials have publicly debunked the claim. Full Story A
Is 5G technology forcibly being installed in U.S. schools while people are following stay-at-home or shelter-in-place orders put in place by federal, state and local governments to slow the spread of COVID-19? Is the U.S. government sealing it
Europe is now facing many of the complications that were seen in Asia seen weeks ago.
Schools across the United States are canceling trips abroad, preparing online lessons and even rethinking “perfect attendance” awards as they brace for the possibility that the new coronavirus could begin spreading in their communities.
Ask any LGBTQ patient about awkward doctor visits and chances are they’ll have a story to tell.
You can't return it if it was never gone.
Do two middle schools in Iowa require students to take a new gun safety course? No, that's technically not true: While the schools in rural Iowa are teaching these firearms-safety courses, the article fails to mention that parents can opt thei
Is pedophilia being taught as a sexual orientation in California public schools? No, that's not true: The claim stems from a short video clip of a local school official answering an activist's question and the official's response was taken out