Pressure is building on school systems around the U.S. to reopen classrooms to students who have been learning online for nearly a year, pitting politicians against teachers who have yet to be vaccinated against COVID-19. In Chicago, the rancor is so great that teachers are on the brink of striking. In California, a frustrated Gov.
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President Joe Biden says he wants most schools serving kindergarten through eighth grade to reopen by late April, but even if that happens, it is likely to leave out millions of students, many of them minorities in urban areas. “We’re going to see kids fall further and further behind, particularly low-income students of color,” said
The first report cards of the school year are arriving with many more Fs than usual in a dismal sign of the struggles students are experiencing with distance learning. School districts from coast to coast have reported the number of students failing classes has risen by as many as two or three times — with
On Tuesday October 13th, the Chino Valley Schools governing board voted to change instruction in Chino Valley Schools to in-person instruction where all students, kindergarten through 12th grade, will be present on campuses four days a week. The district will continue to offer At Home Learning for those families who are uncomfortable with their child
We just completed our fifth week of school in Chino Valley Schools and a lot has happened over the last month. When school started on August 10th, all students started with At Home Instruction. On August 17th, some of our more severe and moderately disabled students began in person, on campus instruction. These students were