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November 18, 2020 10:05 AM

NPR's Rachel Martin checks back in with four mothers as part of our series called Learning Curve, which examines how COVID-19 is changing education. The last time they talked was about six weeks ago.


November 18, 2020 10:05 AM

As Thanksgiving break approaches, many schools are seeing spikes in coronavirus cases. Some campuses are using students to work the phones as contact tracers.


November 13, 2020 06:58 PM

Amid a new wave of coronavirus restrictions, France, the U.K. and Germany are keeping schools open. The U.S. has taken a different approach.


October 21, 2020 11:05 AM

New research has found few links between in-person K-12 schooling and COVID-19 case rates. "There is not a consistent pattern," one study author said.


October 09, 2020 10:00 AM

Many parents appear to be keeping their children out of public school, especially from kindergarten. The declines could mean less state funding for school districts.


October 06, 2020 09:52 AM

Data from more than 1,400 colleges, obtained by NPR, show that most colleges with in-person classes have no clear testing plan or are testing only students who believe they have the coronavirus.


October 01, 2020 09:00 AM

Student debt doesn't only affect the person who goes to college. Nearly 40% of student loan payers are helping someone else pay off their student loans, a new study found.


September 17, 2020 12:09 PM

Educators around the U.S. told us they're facing heartbreaking choices between the needs of their students and the needs of their own children.


September 08, 2020 09:00 AM

School meals are the only meals some children get in a day. But during the pandemic, school feeding programs have been reaching fewer and fewer families.


September 01, 2020 11:54 AM

With less structure and supervision than is typically provided inside a classroom, remote classes lean hard on already stressed parents to help students with ADHD stay focused and engaged.