Behind the ‘Wild West’ of School Reopenings

By Ricardo Cano and Ana B. Ibarra An academic year in which public education will intersect with public health has created back-to-school shopping lists unlike any other for California’s schools as they attempt to transition toward in-person instruction onc...

Some Educators of Color Resist Push for Police-Free Schools

DENVER — School districts nationwide are working to remove police officers from campuses, but some Black and Indigenous educational leaders are resisting the push prompted by the national reckoning over racial injustice and police brutality. Some say the sy...

How Does COVID-19 Affect Kids? Science Has Answers and Gaps

What role children play in the coronavirus pandemic is the hot-button question of the summer as kids relish their free time while schools labor over how to resume classes. The Trump administration says the science “is very clear,” but many doctors who speci...