Education

Schools in Gwinnett County are opening for digital classes on Aug. 12, but in a controversial decision, employees are still required to show up in person.
Parents face the risks posed by COVID-19 as some states begin to reopen schools.
President Trump insists that schools reopen, but the Maryland school where his son is enrolled is among those under county orders to stay closed.
The 15-year-old girl, who is Black, was detained even as Gov. Gretchen Whitmer called for decreasing juvenile detention during the coronavirus pandemic.
"I would hope his dedication to the school outweighs his dedication to politics,” said one teacher at a school founded by Fred Smith.
Many current and former Black players described the University of Iowa was a place where ”a small number of coaches felt empowered to bully and demean athletes, especially Black athletes."
It’s going to be an unusual school year, but these backpacks with wheels will help keep kids organized through it all.
Experts share their advice for parents who want to raise altruistic, empathetic children.
The American Federation of Teachers announced it would support strikes as a last resort amid the push to reopen schools during the pandemic.