Spain isolates 5,000 after school students party in Mallorca
Jun. 28, 2021 02:02 PM EDT
MADRID (AP) — Almost 5,000 people are in quarantine after vacationing high school students triggered a major COVID-19 outbreak on the Mediterranean island of...
Ducey blocks ASU policy requiring masks for unvaccinated
By Bob Christie Jun. 15, 2021 03:53 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday blocked a new Arizona State University policy that would have required unvaccinated students to submit to twice...
Board votes to reduce Promise Scholarship requirements
Jun. 14, 2021 10:44 AM EDT
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Requirements for high school seniors to receive West Virginia's Promise Scholarship have been reduced. The Higher...
Child care providers offered free pooled coronavirus testing
Jun. 04, 2021 09:23 AM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — A Boston-based nonprofit and the state Department of Early Education and Care have teamed up to protect child care facilities across the state...
As US schools resume testing, large numbers are opting out
By Collin Binkley May. 22, 2021 07:53 AM EDT
Virus testing strategies, opinions vary widely in US schools
By Heather Hollingsworth May. 16, 2021 10:41 AM EDT
Georgia public universities will again require tests in 2022
May. 15, 2021 10:40 AM EDT
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia public universities will once again start requiring standardized test scores for enrollment in 2022. The University...
As US reopens, campuses tighten restrictions for virus
By Lisa Rathke And Carolyn Thompson May. 08, 2021 09:41 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: New York
By The Associated Press May. 05, 2021 04:47 PM EDT
Albany Times Union. May 4, 2021. Editorial: It’s time, Cambridge THE ISSUE: A Washington County...
West Virginia University extends policy on admission tests
Apr. 26, 2021 06:51 AM EDT
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University has extended its relaxed requirement for test scores for students seeking admission as the coronavirus...
Syria schools begin final exams weeks early because of virus
Apr. 25, 2021 07:17 AM EDT
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of students in government-controlled parts of Syria began taking final exams Sunday after a three-week schools...
Wisconsin schools receiving $175 million for COVID-19 tests
Apr. 20, 2021 12:15 PM EDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin schools will receive more than $175 million in federal funding to pay for school-based COVID-19 testing for teachers, students...
Exam requirement lifted for Class of 2022 due to pandemic
Apr. 20, 2021 09:02 AM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — This year’s 11th graders won’t be required to take the MCAS test to graduate as the state continues to slowly emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
Some schools requiring testing after spring vacation week
By The Associated Press Apr. 17, 2021 12:43 PM EDT
As the April school break kicks off in Massachusetts and Rhode Island, families are being asked to revisit guidelines for testing and quarantining before...
School leaders in Pacific NW say 'no' to standardized tests
Apr. 16, 2021 12:48 PM EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — School leaders in Oregon and Washington are rejecting standardized testing that normally happens each spring because of instructional...
Report: Mexico's COVID-19 policies cost huge number of lives
By Eduardo Verdugo Apr. 14, 2021 04:51 PM EDT
Kansas college paying staff $250 to get COVID-19 vaccines
Apr. 12, 2021 04:22 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Texas
By The Associated Press Apr. 12, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Houston Chronicle. April 5, 2021. Editorial: A tawdry attack on voting rights, Senate Bill 7 should be rejected by the House ...
Greece pins hopes on mandatory home testing, opens schools
Apr. 12, 2021 05:14 AM EDT
Top colleges see record application numbers amid pandemic
By Pat Eaton-Robb Apr. 07, 2021 07:08 PM EDT
Highly competitive colleges including Yale, Brown and Penn are sending out acceptance notices this week to a much smaller percentage of admission seekers than...