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This article was written by Gema Zamarro, Andrew Camp, Dillon Fuchsman & Josh McGee of Quartz on September 20, 2021. The Covid-19 pandemic reduced teachers’ commitment to remain in the classroom, our study on teacher turnover found. When schools resumed classes in the fall of 2020, teachers faced a host of new challenges. These included […]

This article was written by Joe Hong of on September 20, 2021 The school year at Duarte Unified School District, 20 miles east of Los Angeles, started a month ago, but Brady, Ellie and Jack Fitzgibbons have yet to receive any instruction from their teachers. The 13-year-old triplets are on the autism spectrum, and […]

This article was written by Henry Goldman of on September 20, 2021. New York City will increase testing of public-school students for Covid-19 to weekly from every other week, after 77 classrooms were closed and one school was shut down due to the virus. At the same time, the city will relax its student […]

This article was written by Nicole Lopez-Alvar of on September 17, 2021. South Florida Autism Charter Schools (SFACS) for children and young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in West Miami-Dade has officially held its ribbon-cutting ceremony with school staff, students, Miami-Dade County government officials, and dignitaries. Miami-Dade Superintendent Alberto Carvalho and Miami-Dade County […]

This article was written by Jess Arnold of WUSA9 on September 15, 2021. Two DCPS parents wrote a letter to city officials sharing their families’ experiences and suggestions to make schools safer. Both Danica Petroshius and Shelley Carr-Brown have kids in sixth and eighth grade at Capitol Hill Montessori School…and both had kids test positive […]

This article was written by Nader Issa of the Chicago Sun Times on September 14, 2021. A Southwest Side charter school is reverting to remote learning for two weeks after finding three confirmed COVID-19 cases in three different classrooms. Acero Schools, one of Chicago Public Schools’ largest charter operators, closed its Zizumbo campus in the […]

This article was written by Alex Zimmerman of the New York Chalkbeat on September 14, 2021. Staff at every New York City charter school will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or face removal from their schools’ payroll, city officials announced Tuesday. Charter staff who work in schools that operate in city buildings were […]

This article was posted by Yasmeen Abutaleb, Laura Meckler and Valerie Strauss of The Washington Post on September 13, 2021. As more than 55 million children and teens pour back into classrooms this fall, a real-life experiment is taking place: Can schools stay open safely amid the aggressive spread of the delta variant? President Biden […]