(NEW YORK) -- It's the first day of fourth grade for Yara Valerio. As her mother, Emma Mercado, packs her lunch in the kitchen, Yara is finishing up her remaining summer school homework in their New York City apartment. In a few minutes, they will... Read More.
(UVALDE, Texas) -- Despite her daughter's fearfulness to return to school in Uvalde and her pleas to learn at home, Sandra Gracia is sending her daughter, Elva, back to school because she can't afford the online alternative. "I want to [homeschool], because I think I'd feel... Read More.
Bellefonte – The federal government’s effort to provide affordable, reliable, high-speed internet for everyone in America was highlighted in Central Pennsylvania Wednesday. Governor Tom Wolf was in Centre County to promote Pennsylvania’s readiness to manage more than $100 million in federal funds to deploy broadband... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For years, Maria Sylvia ignored a straight, brown streak that had appeared on her right thumbnail. The 25-year-old shared what it looked like in a TikTok video last month and wrote, "me: having this for 10 years, thinking it was a cool... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- David Berry and Morgan Helquist grew up in Rochester, New York, without knowing they were each other's half-siblings. It was only when Berry, now 37 and living in Miami, took a DNA test several years ago that he began to unravel his... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden's first State of the Union address will be a remarkable scene: A maskless president speaking to more than 500 invited lawmakers packed cheek-to-jowl in the historic House chamber, also allowed to go without masks so long as they got... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the coronavirus pandemic upends a third consecutive school year, Adam Solovoy, of Chicago, said learning loss due to the pandemic is something he has witnessed firsthand in his two daughters, ages 10 and 9. "When they do take the standardized testing... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Students are walking out of their classes in Boston, Chicago and other cities across the country in protest of in-person learning conditions as COVID-19 rages on. Public school students in Boston left their classrooms at 10:30 a.m. Friday to demand that local leaders... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- The Philadelphia School District announced on Friday that 46 of its schools will switch to virtual learning as the omicron variant and a winter storm take a toll on staffing. "Based on today's data review, we know that at least 46 schools definitely... Read More.