Is COVID retreating in the U.S.? Data paints encouraging scenario | amNewYork
New coronavirus cases are falling in parts of the United States hardest hit by the fast-spreading Omicron variant, according to a Reuters analysis of public health data, offering an early indication the virus might once again be on retreat.
A Digital Divide Haunts Schools Adapting to Virus Hurdles
Quarantines and school closures have shifted some students back to remote learning, highlighting the digital divide in which lower-income families struggle with sporadic Internet access, a lack of devices, slow speeds, and financial issues.
More than 1,200 Oakland students pledge to stay home unless schools improve Covid safety
More than 1,200 students in Oakland, California, have signed a petition saying they would stay home this week unless school administrators provide additional Covid protections, including more N95 masks, weekly testing and better social distancing - or a shift to virtual learning.
OCDSB, other school boards warn of potential last-minute class cancellations | CBC News
Several Ontario school boards are warning parents that classes could be cancelled with little notice when in-person learning resumes Monday, saying they're bracing for Omicron-related staffing shortages that have been plaguing other industries for weeks.
Wondering about your kids' return to class amid COVID-19? Here are answers to 6 key questions | CBC News
After an extended break brought on by COVID-19, Ontario schools are reopening for in-class learning on Monday.
Fed-up kids are leading the charge for more COVID protections at school
The new warriors on the COVID frontlines: Teenagers.
Good Morning, News: Mayor Wheeler Subpoenaed, Omicron Holds Tight, and Sinema Can't Stop Being the Worst
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Schools can expect 'disruption in coming weeks' due to Omicron
Schools can expect disruption to learning in the coming weeks because of the spread of the Omicron variant, education minister Michelle McIlveen has said.
Deprived state schools in England hit hardest by Covid staff absences, survey finds
The most deprived state schools in England have been hit much harder by staff absence with Covid, compared with those in better-off areas or private schools, according to a new survey of classroom teachers.