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Schools closing could be behind drop in Covid cases, expert says
The school summer holidays could be responsible for the fall in Covid-19 cases across the UK, a leading expert has said.
Daily contact testing in schools cuts absences, study finds
Daily testing could reduce school absences by up to 39%, the Oxford researchers said.
Covid rules in many UK schools will be different for the new school year.
Schools in England to eschew summer 'catch-up' and put health first
Fewer than one in five schools in England are planning to run "catch-up" provision during the summer holiday because headteachers are worried about pupil and staff wellbeing, according to a survey of school leaders seen exclusively by the Guardian.
Millions of pupils in England had no language teaching in lockdowns - survey
Millions of children did not receive any language tuition during lockdowns in England, the British Council has said.
Time is running out for many eligible U.S. students to get fully vaccinated before schools reopen.
School may still seem blissfully far off for American students in the midst of summer.
Parents angry at shifting government Covid messages, say school leaders
Parents are angry and confused by the government's shifting messages over how schools deal with Covid outbreaks among pupils, according to a headteachers' leader, who says "exhausted" staff are unlikely to get a break over the summer.
More pupils out of school as Covid disruption rises
They showed that more than 375,000 pupils were out of school for Covid-related reasons - an increase of more than 100,000 in a week.
Absences have quadrupled this month.
Automatic Covid isolation for school pupils 'to end from September'
Schools pupils may be spared from being forced to automatically self-isolate after contact with a positive Covid case under new rules which could come in force after the summer holidays.
Javid pledges to look at school Covid rules as thousands of pupils self-isolate
New health secretary Sajid Javid has pledged to look again at coronavirus measures in schools, after thousands of pupils were told to self-isolate.
Anglesey schools offline after cyber attack
Isle of Anglesey County Council in north Wales has been forced to shut off IT systems at all five of the island's secondary schools following a cyber attack of a currently undisclosed nature.