This section is about the recent stories and articles on school safety in US & Canada and the world. Readers are encourage to explore this page and learn from the various activities of schools and universities and share them back to their own community. These articles may or may not fexpress the opinions, views, or recommendations of Events&Exhibitions.

They Didn’t Turn In Their Work For Remote School. Their Parents Were Threatened With Court And Fines.

December 17, 2020

Hayden, 12, had been having panic attacks about school even before a letter arrived at his home last month, threatening legal action for his alleged absences from distance learning.  The sixth-grader has been attending online class from his home outside Austin, Texas, since August, and having difficulties adjusting. When his grades dropped, he started having…

Over 1.6 million US children have had coronavirus infections since the pandemic began, pediatricians say

December 16, 2020

Nearly 180,000 children in the United States were diagnosed with coronavirus infections from November 26 to December 10, bringing the cumulative total to over 1.6 million US cases since the pandemic began, the American Academy of Pediatrics said Tuesday.Children account for a little more than 12% of all Covid-19 cases in the states that report…

Where schools are reopening in the US

December 16, 2020

According to data compiled by Education Week, most states are dealing with a wide array of approaches to kicking off the new school year. Click a state below to learn more about the state of K-12 schools reopening across the US. Read more: CNN

Covid: Will schools close early for Christmas?

December 16, 2020

Schools have made many changes to cope with coronavirus – from social distancing to altering the school day. Many are also closing early for Christmas, to help reduce the number of infections. Read more: BBC

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