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Schoolchildren wearing protective mouth masks and face shields attend a course in a classroom at Claude Debussy college in Angers, western France, on May 18, 2020.

It’s not yet safe to reopen schools, according to a new report by independent UK scientists

'The government is further risking the health of our communities and the likelihood of a second spike' said the UK's former chief scientific adviser.
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the daily coronavirus task force briefing as Vice President Mike Pence and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony Fauci listen at the White House in Washington, U.S., March 20, 2020.

Trump criticizes Fauci for urging caution in reopening schools and suggests the expert exaggerated the risk the coronavirus poses to children

"I was surprised by his answer actually because to me, it's not an acceptable answer, especially when it comes to schools," Trump said.
Sen. Rand Paul.

Rand Paul spars with Dr. Fauci during Senate hearing: ‘I don’t think you’re the end-all’

"As much as I respect you, Dr. Fauci, I don't think you're the end-all," Paul said. "There are people on the other side who say there's not going to be another surge."
Elementary school teachers earn a median wage of $60,870 a year.

From cafeteria workers to principals, here’s what everyone makes in a public school

May 4-8 is National Teacher Appreciation Week. Public schools employ a variety of teachers and other workers who earn a range of salaries.
A woman who identified herself as having a family member inside speaks to a New York City Police officer outside the Andrew T. Cleckley Funeral Services funeral home, which was found to be storing dead bodies in unrefrigerated U-Haul vehicles, during the coronavirus outbreak in Brooklyn, New York City, April 30, 2020.

Schools and colleges in New York will remain closed for the rest of the year, Cuomo says

Schools and colleges will continue virtual learning for the rest of the academic year, Cuomo announced.
Young pupils gather at the courtyard of their Vikåsen school in Trondheim, Norway, after the school reopened on April 27, 2020.

Plastic partitions, temperature checks, and socially distanced classrooms: How countries are reopening schools following coronavirus closures

Schools are closed for 90% of the world's student population due to the coronavirus pandemic, but a handful of countries are beginning to reopen them.

Dr. Oz says he ‘misspoke’ when he said reopening schools may be ‘worth the trade-off’ despite potentially causing more coronav...

Dr. Mehmet Oz cited an article in the Lancet to suggest re-opening schools, to a wave of online criticism. Here's what the article actually says.
Workers bring meals to a Grab & Go station.

Los Angeles schools are now serving 450,000 meals a day, which is more than the city’s food bank

The Los Angeles Unified School District has teamed up with chefs and volunteers to provide 7 million "Grab & Go" meals for families since March 14.
Joe Emery, TAC*ONE trainer and former Las Vegas police department sergeant, leads kindergarten students in evacuation training at Pinnacle Charter School during TAC*ONE training for an active shooter situation in a school in Thornton

People keep sharing that last month was the first March without a US school shooting in 18 years, but the reality is more complicated

Despite there being no typical school shootings in March, seven other shootings happened on school campuses in March.

13 photos of New York City looking deserted as the city tries to limit the spread of the coronavirus

The state of New York declared a state of emergency. Since then, schools, restaurants, and event spaces around the city and state have shut down.