The interior secretary nominee maintained that "we should diversify our funding streams for education, and not just rely on one," during Wednesday's confirmation hearing.
"Children are in this position because of a school board that continues to support a deeply flawed process to rename schools… all while refusing to prioritize the safe reopening of schools," petition organizers said.
Republican lawmakers are accusing President Joe Biden of setting a low bar for his first 100 days in office to ensure a victory lap when he's reached his goals of vaccinations and school reopenings—accusations the White House has spent several days pushing back against.
Board members could be heard using expletives and accused parents of wanting to smoke marijuana and have their children babysat by teachers, during a meeting that was meant to discuss the reopening of an elementary school.
The vice president was asked on NBC's Today what assurances she could give unvaccinated teachers returning to the classroom.
Sports aren't fair for a broad range of reasons, many of which have nothing to do with anatomy or hormones.
According to a school reopening tracking map from EdWeek, a majority of states have left the decision to reopen schools to local school districts and their health departments.
The school's success in obtaining the vaccine for its teachers contradicted Los Angeles County's vaccine policy. The county is currently vaccinating only health care workers and those over the age of 65.
Teachers' unions have abused and squandered decades of public goodwill. They get away with it because they think parents will turn a blind eye.
The GOP congresswoman recalled a hostage incident that happened while she was in high school in 1990.
President Joe Biden's leaning on an issue most Republicans and Democrats agree should be a priority as he tries to build support for his $1.9 billion COVID-19 relief package: Reopening schools that shuttered months ago to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
"Schools are safe when adherence to mitigation practices are in place such as mask wearing, hand hygiene, social distancing, and limitation of potentially higher-risk extracurricular activities," the group of pediatricians said in a statement.
Unions are calling for teachers to be vaccinated, but Newsom is refusing to budge and pushing on with his plan to reopen schools.
Delanie Shelton said her daughter, Chloe, was told by officials at Rejoice Christian Schools in Owasso that the bible only permitted her to marry a man.
"What I cannot understand is why the school board is advancing a plan to have all these schools renamed by April, when there isn't a plan to have our kids back in the classroom by then," Breed said, after the board voted to rename dozens of schools with racist or offensive connotations.
The art teacher at Coral Way K-8 Center defended her social media posts, saying "as long as I don't go out and commit that, I can say that."
Parents say not enough was done after the student attended all his classes at Oakville High School in St. Louis County.
She resigned from her job as school therapist on January 7 and has since been charged with three counts of federal offences.
"Let's fight for a future New York City that we can be proud of–together," Yang said, while highlighting his support of racial justice police reforms and a universal basic income.
A viral TikTok capturing the exchange has received over 4 million views, with many people supporting the student for speaking out.
It remains a "national priority" for all pupils to return to school full-time in January but that may still be reviewed, a U.K. government spokesperson said.
The GOP senator from Kentucky warned young conservatives their high school graduation ceremonies and 10-year wedding anniversaries may be banned by the government if "we're not careful" to protect our individual freedoms today.
Paducah Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Donald Shively has faced a backlash since a photo of him in blackface was posted online in October.
West Virginia and Kentucky are the only two states where in-person learning is currently prohibited statewide at all public and private schools.
"We weren't consulted, and this is making us very uneasy about the health and safety of our students," said New York City teacher Jia Lee.
"We need to get the school system open. We set a particularly stringent standard," said New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.
As cases rise across the U.S., Tennessee schools remain open, there is no statewide mask mandate and no official limits on Thanksgiving gatherings.
Unlike wide swaths of data labeling kids "asymptomatic," a new study finds two-thirds of children were experiencing symptoms prior to testing positive for COVID-19.
All public schools in New York City will cease in-person teaching for at least two weeks—but the restrictions don't apply to charter, private or religious schools.