It seems safe to reopen schools when there are no more than 36 to 44 total new COVID hospitalizations per 100,000 people per week, say researchers.
Jan. 7, 2021 • ~5 min
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As schools in the US moved online or to hybrid models due to COVID-19, jurisdictions failed to provide a comprehensive plan to fight food insecurity.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~4 min
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Deploying the use of facial recognition technology in schools "without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous," experts argue.
Aug. 12, 2020 • ~5 min
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During the COVID-19 pandemic understanding why teachers quit is more important than ever. Here are some things schools can do to keep them on board.
Aug. 7, 2020 • ~6 min
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School closures in the US mean no gym classes. That could fuel a spike in childhood obesity. "Public health interventions are urgently needed."
May 27, 2020 • ~5 min
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"We know from talking to students that they are feeling tired, stressed, and bored, but were surprised by how overwhelming it was."
Feb. 3, 2020 • ~5 min
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In a world where it can seem to children that food miraculously appears on the plate, school gardens offer a way to get them back in touch with their food
Jan. 21, 2020 • ~5 min
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Sunshine on school roofs across the US is an undertapped resource that could help the environment and cut electricity, benefits valued at $4 billion.
May 6, 2019 • ~7 min
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