New Jersey's governor is calling for a return to "normal" as the state's COVID cases start to fall. As of the second week of March, students and school staff will no longer be required to wear masks.
Many parents have been waiting eagerly for a COVID-19 vaccine to be approved for children under 5 years old. Christina Cantor of Denver shares what emergency authorization could mean for her family.
The first big hurdle was crossed when Pfizer shared its clinical trial data with the FDA. Now there are five more steps to get through before this vulnerable population can be vaccinated.
Pfizer and BioNtech are expected to ask the FDA for authorization for the first COVID-19 vaccine regimen for kids younger than age 5.
Supply chain disruptions have upended school nutrition programs. Everything from food to forks to kitchen staff aren't showing up when expected, leaving schools scrambling to feed kids healthy meals.
Should we put KN95 masks on children or take all masks off? A new camp of parents, doctors and advocates who are pro-vaccine but against mask mandates for children is getting louder.
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with daycare owner Brenda Hawkins about the childcare industry and what it's like to be a childcare provider during this difficult time.
Public health experts have been urging Americans for months to get vaccinated and tested for COVID-19. But the options for children under 5 are limited. Parents long for more support and guidance.
Schools are struggling to stay open in the omicron wave. Teachers say they're scrambling, again, to try to help students and still protect their own mental and physical health.