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What does ‘reopening schools’ mean? Here’s what the Biden administration has said.
The president’s powers to reopen schools during the pandemic are limited, but Biden has said it is a priority.
Republican state lawmakers want to punish schools that teach the 1619 Project
Lawmakers in at least five states have introduced legislation that threatens to cut funding to schools that share curriculum about the award-winning project.
What Vice President Harris means to women at HBCUs
Harris, the first HBCU graduate in the White House, centered her alma mater on Inauguration Day. Students, professors and alumnae noticed and matched her pride.
This woman is mending the literacy gap with the help of a horse named Goat
Caitlin Gooch grew up loving books and horses. She wants more kids in her native North Carolina to feel the same.
Bennett College, an HBCU for women, ends a long fight for its financial future
One of only two HBCUs for women in the nation, Bennett found a new, permanent accreditor, allowing it to remain eligible for federal grants and programs.
Warren: The time to rethink child care is now
The pandemic upended child care. Sen. Elizabeth Warren says that is an opportunity to reimagine the system.
Parenting in a pandemic: Tell us your story.
How are you balancing schooling, child care, work and parenting in a pandemic? Take a quick video and share your experience with our 19th community.
New federal rules could make it harder for parents to take paid leave
New guidelines from the Department of Labor on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act say parents whose children have access to in-person learning are no longer eligible for paid leave.
Biden surrogates hit campaign trail with a focus on safely reopening schools
Teachers are ‘scared they’re going to have to stand in front of kids and make promises they cannot keep,’ Biden surrogate Rep. Jahana Hayes told The 19th.
The classroom and COVID: Teachers say they want to be ‘treated as though we’re real people’
Educators want their safety to also be a priority in the return to school. But some are still being held to contracts that threaten fees or a suspension of their license if they quit.