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  1. overloaded
    The True Cost of Being a Black TeacherEven at a school that yearns for racial equity, I constantly feel like this profession is a path to nowhere.
  2. too soon
    9 COVID Cases Reported at High School Where Images of Packed Halls Went ViralAt least six students and three teachers at Georgia’s North Paulding High School have tested positive for the coronavirus.
  3. covid-19
    Cuomo Says New York Schools Can Reopen, But Hurdles RemainSchool districts have the green light. Whether they move forward with in-person learning is still an open question.
  4. coronavirus
    Trump Keeps Pushing for Schools to Fully ReopenBut the majority of Americans say they’re worried about the risks.
  5. coronavirus
    As Schools Open, Coronavirus Outbreaks FollowHere are the states where reopened schools are dealing with positive coronavirus tests.
  6. back to school
    ‘I Don’t Want to Make My Mom Sick’Kids talk about their fears and hopes for returning to school.
  7. back to school
    No One Knows What to Do About SchoolParents discuss virtual learning, face shields, and the challenges of a new semester.
  8. back to school
    ‘I Think of Little Fingers Wiping Snot on My Shirt’Teachers discuss their back-to-school anxieties.
  9. health
    COVID-19 Is Horrible — So Is Worrying You Might Have Infected Someone ElseOn one of the last days of normal life, I brought cupcakes to my first grader’s class. I didn’t know yet that I had COVID-19.
  10. labor
    Teachers Aren’t Sacrificial Lambs. No Essential Worker Is.Don’t blame school workers for trying to protect themselves from danger.
  11. first person
    How the Hell Are Working Parents ‘Doing This’?I ask myself every day.
  12. power
    A Black Teen Jailed for Not Doing Her Schoolwork Is Now FreeThe 15-year-old girl, who struggles with ADHD and a mood disorder, was detained for nearly 80 days.
  13. education
    Why Are Parents So Bad At Teaching Their Own Kids?The intimate relationship between parent and child can make remote learning uniquely stressful.
  14. education
    What Will the First Day of School Look Like?Terrified teachers. Obstinate officials. Exhausted parents. Inside the messy, bungled battle to reopen New York City’s schools.
  15. explainer
    What We Know About Kids and the CoronavirusAnd why the question of when to reopen schools is among the most challenging of the pandemic.
  16. coronavirus
    Their Summer Camp Tried to Be Safe. Kids Still Got Sick.The growing number of COVID outbreaks at day camps is an ominous sign for school reopenings.
  17. the top line
    If This Is How Disney World Operates in a Pandemic, How Could Schools Operate?Limited capacity may be possible at theme parks and retail stores, but it probably won’t work at schools.
  18. labor
    Florida Teachers Are Suing Ron DeSantisThe governor’s reopening strategy puts them in life-threatening danger, they say.
  19. education
    Teachers Are Writing Their WillsFaced with the prospect of their schools reopening amid a pandemic, some educators are preparing for the worst.
  20. schools
    ‘I’m So Furious’: Obama Education Secretary Arne Duncan on Dismal COVID ResponseObama Education Secretary Arne Duncan on how America’s dysfunctional coronavirus policy has made reopening schools more difficult.
  21. intelligencer chats
    The Pandemic Is Putting Parents in an Impossible SituationA conversation about New York City’s haphazard school-reopening plan.
  22. cityscape
    Theaters and Malls Are Empty. Fill Them With Spread-Out Classroom Desks.Concert halls, armories, the Javits Center: They could serve as schoolrooms with kids widely spaced.
  23. coronavirus
    Florida Schools Ordered to Reopen in August and Offer Full-Time InstructionSchools will still be allowed to offer online learning, but in-person classes must be available for all who want it.
  24. coronavirus
    Here Are the CDC Guidelines for Reopening SchoolsTheir recommendations include spacing desks six feet apart and closing communal spaces like cafeterias and playgrounds.
  25. coronavirus
    Learning to Live in the Valley of UncertaintyFor many critical coronavirus questions, like when schools should reopen, we simply do not have clear answers.
  26. education
    She Just Wants Her Students To Keep TalkingSamantha Elkaim knows she can’t replicate her classroom, but maybe she can still reach the kids.
  27. privacy
    Schools Might Start to Ban Zoom Over Privacy ConcernsAmid reports of virtual classrooms getting hijacked by racist trolls, schools in New York may look to host online lessons elsewhere.
  28. covid-19
    Will New York City Schools Close Over the Coronavirus?As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in New York ramped up to 44 on Friday, parents and students faced the possibility of school closures.
  29. vulture lists
    The 35 Best Fictional TV SchoolsFrom the Harbor School to Dillon High.
  30. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: When the Ideologues Come for the KidsAdults are being forced to obey the new norms of social justice or face ostracism. Meanwhile, children are being indoctrinated.
  31. parenting
    A Class Riot Among the One Percent at Brooklyn’s Oldest Nursery SchoolWhat happened when Grace Church School decided to become a little less old-fashioned? Lots of parent-teacher drama.
  32. high school
    Unpacking the Strangest Scene in Esquire’s Cover StoryWhat was up with those songs Ryan and his classmates sang?
  33. bans
    London Bans Fast-food Restaurants From Opening Near SchoolsMayor Sadiq Khan calls the city’s child-obesity epidemic a “ticking time bomb.”
  34. education
    Betsy DeVos Knew How to Wield Power in Michigan. It’s Not Working in D.C.Who is she? And how did she get to be head of our schools?
  35. transgender rights
    Trump Administration Revokes Guidelines Aimed at Protecting Transgender StudentsThe previous guidelines under the Obama administration ensured that transgender students had a right to use the bathroom of their choice.
  36. gender
    (Only) Men Earn Way More Money From Going to Fancy SchoolsWomen who went to the best schools earned as much as men who went to the worst schools.
  37. politics
    90 Percent of Teachers Say Trump’s Win Has Had a Negative Effect in ClassroomsVerbal harassment and use of slurs are on the rise in classrooms.
  38. Switching Detention for Meditation Seems to Really WorkTeach kids to process their emotions and their teachers won’t have to.
  39. classroom
    Laurene Powell Jobs’s $100 Million Mission to Disrupt American High School“We should have the best education system in the world! Of course we should!”
  40. the urbanist
    How Kids Around the World Get to SchoolFrom kayaks in Nepal to motorcycles in Bangkok.
  41. 5 Big Ways Kindergarten Has Changed Since the 1990sLess play. More math.
  42. No Child Left Behind Is Officially DoneObama signed “Every Student Succeeds,” a new bipartisan education bill that scraps the program by giving states more power to decide testing and teacher evaluations.
  43. Shameful
    A Colorado Lunch Lady Got Fired for Feeding Kids in NeedShe gave out free meals to students without lunch money.
  44. We’re Testing Children on the Wrong ThingsAre we measuring what we want to measure in education?
  45. conflicts of interest
    Orthodox-Controlled Schools Dodge State TakeoverBut the state isn’t thrilled with them.
  46. big brother
    Alabama Schools Hired Ex-FBI to Monitor StudentsFourteen were later expelled.
  47. body image
    Going to School With Older Kids Gives Girls Body-Image IssuesElementary school as a shield against societal nastiness.
  48. education
    De Blasio’s Teachers-Union Deal Could Be Historic, But the Details Are VagueIt’s unclear how the city will pay for teachers’ raises.
  49. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn High School Employees Allegedly ‘Shared’ Students to Sexually AssaultJust. Awful.
  50. Quote of the Day
    Marc Vetri Says Don’t Shortchange School LunchesThe chef believes that lunchrooms are just as important as classrooms.
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