MSNBC doctor shreds Betsy DeVos for evidence-free plan to reopen schools
A public health expert blasted Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for pushing to send children and teachers back to school as coronavirus cases explode.
Republicans in revolt over Trump’s plan to force schools to reopen during pandemic
According to a report from Politico, Donald Trump’s rush to force schools to reopen is getting pushback not only from teachers but also from Republican allies who worry that he is putting kids at risk when the coronavirus pandemic is on the rise again.
On Friday, the president tweeted that schools must open and, along with Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, threatened federal funding for schools would be withheld if school districts did not comply.
California teachers fight back against pressure to reopen schools
The standoff in the nation’s largest state underscores the difficult road ahead for governors and local leaders.
Florida reports 15,000 new coronavirus cases, smashing national record
The alarming figure puts the spotlight on a state that has become one of the biggest hot spots in the world.