Between mid-July and the end of August, schools in Arizona without mask requirements were much more likely to be the site of a COVID outbreak.
The COVID-19 School Data Hub has been launched by a team headed by Brown University economics professor Emily Oster to help answer questions about the pandemic’s impact on learning loss
Saliva COVID tests are inexpensive, fast, and less cumbersome than nasal swabs, say spit test enthusiasts.
Results from a CDC study conducted in Utah suggested the Test to Stay strategy could keep more students in class, but concerns remain about rapid test accuracy.
More than 180,000 children have caught COVID over the past month, but the risk of severe disease appears to still be rare.
Increased testing, vaccines, and loosened quarantine restrictions among strategies districts are employing to keep students in-person at school.
The Delta variant of the coronavirus is not the only respiratory pathogen that might spread through schools this year.
Delta variant is more contagious and those vaccinated appear able to spread it in rare breakthrough cases, says the CDC. Masking is seen as a necessary strategy to keep open schools.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released new COVID-19 guidance that breaks with the CDC by urging universal masking regardless of vaccination status.
The highly contagious coronavirus strain is fueling case upticks across the globe. What does that mean for this coming school year?
Masks for the unvaccinated remain, as does 3-foot distancing, but surface spread has been deemphasized
Educators likely can leave their masks home in a matter of weeks, says Dr. Joseph G. Allen, of the T.H. Chan School of Public Health at Harvard University
COVID grief, loss, and trauma from the past year may not be easy to talk about but it’s something that should be properly addressed in the classroom
Rutgers University recently became one of the first universities to require vaccine passports for its 71,000-plus students
School COVID testing can help keep the nation’s schools open to in-person learning but there are still questions about the availability of tests and regulations around administering them.