A top pediatrician told Congress that schools should reopen for younger kids in parts of the country next month.
Is it just us, or do children only spike fevers on Friday evenings, riiight after the pediatrician’s office has closed for the week? Regardless, dealing with your child’s fever can be harrowing stuff, whether...
Camps nationwide had to shutdown. Daycares are closing their doors. And now schools are seeing what happens when a few kids are infected with COVID-19.
63% of parents felt it would be better to open schools later to minimize coronavirus infection risk. In contrast, only 32% said it's better to open schools.
These plans sure aren't consistent.
The reality is, many families cannot afford (and/or access) the technology required for all their children to participate fully in online education.
Update: Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan issued an order blocking the mandate to close Montgomery County private schools, saying the decision is for schools and parents, not politicians, to make. However, the school has not yet made an independent decision.This story was originally published on Monday, August 3, 2020, at 5 p.m.President Trump’s insistence on reopening schools across the country amid the coronavirus pandemic is coming under fire once again amid reports that his 14-year-old son Barron Trump’s private school will stay safely closed. St. Andrew’s Episcopal School, the Montgomery County, MD, school where Trump’s youngest child will be enrolled as a high school freshman in the fall, will reportedly be closed through at least October 1. The school year is scheduled to begin on September 8.The decision, which affects all of Montgomery County’s private schools, was made to “protect the health and safety of Montgomery County residents as well as parents, students, teachers, and staff from the spread of COVID-19,” according to a press release from Montgomery County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles. Trump has been consistently vocal about the alleged necessity of reopening U.S. schools as the 2020-2021 school year has drawn closer, going so far as to threaten to defund schools that don’t reopen in the fall. He continued to double down as recently as early Monday morning, when he tweeted, “Cases up because of BIG Testing! Much of our Country is doing very well. Open the Schools!” Many on Twitter pointed out the hypocrisy in the fact that the president’s son will be safe at home while others are being forced to return to in-person learning.> Barron’s school will be closed because it’s not safe, but he’s perfectly fine risking other people’s children as long as he is insulated and has daily testing. https://t.co/R7N4srza2r> > — Amee Vanderpool (@girlsreallyrule) August 3, 2020> This is so typical of Trump: > > Trump votes by mail, but doesn’t think anybody else should. > > Trump thinks all schools should open up, but it’s appropriate that Barron’s school remains closed.> > — Bill Madden (@maddenifico) August 3, 2020The Trump administration has issued guidelines on reopening schools “safely and carefully,” including the utilization of teaching methods that include “flexible schedules, cohorting, and master teaching” and $70 billion of the next coronavirus relief bill to “directly support K-12 education.” But many teachers and parents have pushed back, saying they don’t feel safe about going back to work or sending their kids back to school while coronavirus cases are still spiking across the country.According to CNN, only one out of the 15 biggest school districts in the U.S. will let students return for in-person classes this fall, and at least 10 have decided to start the semester with online-only learning. Three schools have opted for hybrid models.Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?A Texas Teacher On Going Back To SchoolWhat It's Like To Be A Teacher Right NowWhy Trump Is REALLY Trying To Ban TikTok
Vice President Mike Pence vowed Wednesday that schools around the country will have the resources they need to reopen for in-person learning as he visited a classroom of masked fourth graders at a North Carolina private school.
Kids are going to need more than just pencils and notebooks.
The news about what's happening with our children's school this fall changes much faster than we can even write about it. I laugh now at the fact that we naively planned this feature to be about how relieved parents were to be able to send their kids back to classrooms this month and next. (And […]
Experts weigh in and provide tips to set your child up for success in the 2020-2021 school year.
According to a new study, children as young as 5 may be able to spread coronavirus similarly to adults When the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, health experts believed that the virus spared children for the most part. Since then, we have continued to learn more about how 
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Save money on clothing, supplies and even computers for the school year.
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Come September, most parents are more than ready to load their kids onto the school bus. And for little people, going back to school often comes with a lot of excitement...and some jitters. Especially this...
One day into the school year, a student at a junior high school in Indiana has tested positive for coronavirus Over the last few months, one of the most heated discussions amongst politicians, educators, health experts, and parents is how to execute the 2020-2021 school year in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. Those in 
Across the country, families are trying to navigate the ins and outs of back-to-school season in the middle of a global pandemic. Do you send your kids to class with face masks, and if so, how many? How will parent-teacher conferences work if it's safer to stay home? How long can you — and your kids […]
The study was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Open Network.
Step one: Finding a mask that fits. Step two: Buying one they won't immediately want to rip off their face.
"The primary consideration should always be the safety, the health of the welfare of the children, as well as the teachers...," Anthony Fauci said.
Apparently, the county didn't get Trump's memo about reopening.
Children have a wide range of emotions about the uncertainty of returning to school. Here's how parents can help.
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The panel, the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis, is divided about how to reopen schools and businesses, mirroring divisions among Americans.
Often, a parent's attempts to accommodate an anxious child make matters worse.
Hilary Duff is every mom fielding constant requests to buy Robux If you have a kid in grade school (or middle school) you’ve heard of Roblox. Like, probably 48 times a day if you have a little fan in your house. Roblox and Fortnite are constant topics in my household of tweens along with them 
When Americans panic, they buy guns — lots of them. During the first six months of 2020, amidst the global coronavirus pandemic, gun retailers reported a record 10.3 million firearm transactions, according to a new survey by the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF). And while various demographic groups are buying guns in 2020, African-Americans currently account for the highest increase in gun purchases.
Slow negotiations on a COVID-19 relief bill continued Monday afternoon. Republicans are upset that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won’t drop her expansive wish list even as concerns are growing that the White House needs to be more sure-footed in the negotiations.
A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Trump’s tax returns told a judge Monday that he was justified in pushing for them, citing public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.”
The Marine Corps has identified all nine people killed when a Marine landing craft sank in the water off the Southern California coast.