School districts around the country have seen incidents of anti-mask parents and protesters disrupting school board meetings and school events, and some are getting physically violent.
The new funds will enable K-12 schools to ramp up screening testing, which can "identify asymptomatic disease and prevent clusters before they start," said CDC Director Rochelle Walensky.
A new study found no difference in infection rates between schools in Massachusetts that required 3 feet of distance and those requiring 6 feet, so long as everyone wore masks.
The union asked state authorities to intervene in New York City schools, just days before schools are set to open for in-person instruction.
Many of the students were attending off-campus parties in groups of 10 or more, prompting concern and pleas for cooperation from administrators.
More than 530 of those cases are at its flagship campus in Tuscaloosa, prompting Mayor Walt Maddox to order bars to close for two weeks.
The judge says the order disregards safety and denies local school boards' decision-making power. The Florida Department of Education has appealed the ruling.
Callie Evans and Audri Williams rap about online learning and the COVID-19 pandemic from the empty halls of Monroe Comprehensive High School, backed up by mask-wearing, move-busting cheerleaders.
The University of Notre Dame is moving all undergraduate instruction online for two weeks after a surge in cases, while Michigan State University is asking students to stay home for the fall semester.