The rulings were the second and third the last two weeks to suspend Gov. Bill Lee’s executive order after parents sued, charging that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Adam Oakes, a 19-year-old student at Virginia Commonwealth University, died in February after being told to drink a bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey, family members say.
Arizona schools that did not require masks had 3.5 times as many outbreaks as those that mandated them.
In Tennessee, where the governor allows families to ignore school mask mandates, some parents are making excruciating calculations each morning about whether to send their children to school.
Some districts have established robust virus testing programs, but many others are struggling.
Pedro Martinez is leaving San Antonio to become Chicago’s schools chief. He weighs in on his battles with Gov. Greg Abbott and why a student vaccine mandate should be “on the table.”
Isaabdul Karim was being held on a parole violation when he died on Sunday, becoming the 11th person incarcerated at the jail to die this year.
Following a collection of vignettes from schools around the country, readers weighed in. Here is a selection of their comments.
A first-time visitor to this Martha’s Vineyard town, long cherished by generations of Black travelers, finds that after a devastating year, warm welcomes, a strong sense of pride and the spirit...
The decision by the second-largest school district in the country will increase safety in the classroom, but is likely to draw legal challenges.
As his state was battered by Covid-19, Gov. Jim Justice of West Virginia applied to coach a boys’ team in his spare time. When the school board rejected him, he threatened to haul the members b...
A new gender gap in education has profound political and economic consequences.
Some parents are hesitant to vaccinate 5-11-year-olds.
Investigations by the university and the Justice Department identified 23 student-athletes who had been inappropriately touched by an athletic trainer, officials said.
Across the country, students are returning to classes. We connected with hundreds of them to see how they — along with teachers, administrators and parents — are coping.
Ritchie Torres isn’t a household name. He should be.
Mayor Muriel E. Bowser’s announcement eliminates an earlier testing option for school employees but retains exemptions for religious or health reasons.
Children have so far been vaccinated at lower rates than adults, and polling indicates greater hesitation among parents of younger children.
About 48 million American children are not eligible for a coronavirus shot. Their parents face difficult choices as school starts.
Gordon Ernst was accused of taking bribes to designate at least 12 students as recruits, including some who did not play tennis competitively.