"Safety recommendations are welcomed and encouraged—mandates that place more stress on students and families aren't," Arizona Governor Doug Ducey said.
"These disruptions...are going to continue for a while," Mississippi State Epidemiologist Dr. Paul Byers said.
Parents whose children are enrolled in districts with mask mandates can request exemptions by filling out forms available through the district websites.
"These are our children, not yours," he told the Loudoun County Public Schools board in Virginia.
The Centers for Disease Control and prevention is recommending school-age children wear masks indoors for K-12 schools.
The investigation into Baylor's football team found the "unacceptable" behavior at the heart of the case did not violate NCAA rules.
"I am not going to back away from that with the threat of him withholding my salary," Alachua County School Board Vice Chair Tina Certain told Newsweek.
A faculty advisor for the group who painted the work said she was told it contained too many Pride flags.
Parents can request vouchers for their children experiencing "harassment" over COVID-19 measures under provisions usually meant for bullied children.
Pueblo County announced the scholarships to four colleges ahead of the upcoming fall semester.
"Until rates come down, I have an obligation to do what I can to protect the health and well-being of our ACPS community," ACPS Superintendent Carlee Simon wrote.
Tim Furr said masks should not be a local requirement because of undocumented migrants crossing the U.S. border with Mexico, despite his county being nearly 1,400 miles away.
"I can understand people's concerns about not wanting to be told what to do, but to me, this [getting vaccinated] just makes sense," Rachel "Rae" Applegate, incoming Notre Dame freshman.
"I want you to understand how important it is to us, allowing you to go out into the world and get off to a much better start than you might have otherwise," Robinson said.
"These schools have afforded white families privilege for generations," the letter from a group calling itself Dallas Justice Now reads.
The new legislation is intended to mitigate some of the learning disruption and loss incurred by the COVID-19 pandemic
The book, written in 1954 by Darrell Huff, was last borrowed from the Newcastle upon Tyne City Library on November 25, 1958.
Recent reports show teaching anti-racism and other related issues to grade school children is an unpopular concept among independents and moderate Democrats.
"That's one of the silver linings of the pandemic — I don't think we would have chosen to homeschool otherwise," one parent said.
Clark Atlanta University joins a growing group historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that have moved to cancel student account balances in recent months.