The updated guidance is expected to ease quarantine recommendations for students and teachers who are not up to date on vaccination and will place less emphasis on 6-foot distancing and test-to-stay policies.
Millions in ESSER funds need to be obligated by schools and districts before the rapidly approaching deadline of September 30
A recent study of rapid tests suggests these products are often not catching positive Omicron cases before becoming infectious. What does that mean for schools?
If they're not already boosted, educators should get an additional shot of the vaccine, say experts.
It's human nature to let down our guard in certain situations. However, with Omicron spreading, here are some Covid-related risks to monitor.
Some school districts across the country have implemented test-to-stay strategies since the beginning of the school year, but the CDC recently gave the mitigation strategy its strongest endorsement yet
Peter Griffiths, associate superintendent of Wichita Falls ISD in Texas, shares thoughts on what the future of education might look like as we enter the COVID thaw.
COVID-19 booster shots are available to educators and will be more available to the general public soon.
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.
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