(CNN) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is donating $100 million to the nation’s four historically Black medical schools to help ease the student debt burden for the next generation of Black physicians. The billionaire’s charity, Bloomberg Philanthropies, announced the donation on Thursday as part of Bloomberg’s Greenwood […]

Kindergarten teacher Holly Rupprecht carries plexiglass panels to her room at Zion Lutheran School in Bethalto, Ill., on Monday. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP) WASHINGTON — Younger children pose a smaller risk of catching and transmitting the coronavirus, a top pediatrician told Congress on Thursday, providing a scientific argument […]

DENVER—Denver Public School officials are preparing for three learning scenarios that will likely vary throughout the school year as health conditions and guidance change as a result of the coronavirus. The upcoming fall semester will start off with fully remote learning, with the hope of offering in-person learning to families […]

NORRISTOWN, PA — The Norristown Area School District will offer a multi-option plan for students heading into the 2020-21 school year, with families given a choice of in-person or virtual instruction, officials announced. The announcement comes as the district has waded through a net of inconsistent recommendations from local leaders […]

MANCHESTER, Mo. (AP) — Administrators in the Parkway school district in suburban St. Louis spent the summer break crafting a flexible reopening plan, with options that include full-time classroom learning, full-time online instruction and a hybrid system. It’s a good thing because the dangers of the coronavirus are so uncertain […]

The superintendent for the Los Angeles Unified School District announced Monday that students will not return to the classroom when the fall semester begins next month because of the surge in coronavirus cases across Southern California, CBS Los Angeles reports. LAUSD Superintendent Austin Beutner said that the fall semester will […]

BOSTON (AP) — More than 200 universities are backing a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s new restrictions on international students, arguing that the policy jeopardizes students’ safety and forces schools to reconsider fall plans they have spent months preparing. The schools have signed court briefs supporting Harvard University and […]

As the Trump administration pushes full steam ahead to force schools to resume in-person education, public health experts warn that a one-size-fits-all reopening could drive infection and death rates even higher. They’re urging a more cautious approach, which many local governments and school districts are already pursuing. But U.S. Education […]