While teachers unions in Democratic enclaves like Chicago and Los Angeles continue to resist a return to classroom instruction, in New Hampshire, Republican Gov. Chris Sununu has had enough. On Friday, he signed an executive order requiring Granite State public schools to get back to class. “Starting March 8, all K-12 schools must provide the option of
[Editor’s Note: Charter, parochial and private schools in the local area have largely remained open.] As district school closures enter their 11th month, many parents are frustrated and angry. They may see private schools that have been open for in-person learning since the start of the academic year and wonder why their own children are
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.
For Democratic politicians and America’s charter school families, it’s a case of “that was then, this is now.” Just four years ago, President Barack Obama issued a National Charter Schools Week proclamation praising charter schools as innovative and critical to the success of students who don’t do well in traditional public schools. “Charter schools have