It's been a year since teachers were handed an unprecedented request: educate students in entirely new ways amid the backdrop of a pandemic.
The 168 school desks make up an exhibit called "Pandemic Classroom." Each of the seats represents 1 million children living in countries where schools have been closed for almost a year.
Republicans in Congress question whether schools, cities and states really need as much relief as President Biden and Democrats want to give them. At the local level, people say they're desperate.
In Washington, D.C., hospital staff vaccinated 1,750 public school workers in one day. It was a hard-won success amid a fragmented nationwide vaccination campaign fraught with challenges.
The agreement calls for Chicago Public Schools to provide "at least 1,500 first vaccine doses per week" to employees, with second doses guaranteed.
The move to potentially change the names of 44 schools, approved by the school board this week, has sparked debate in San Francisco about its timing and whether the list is overly broad.
President-elect Joe Biden is proposing a $1.9 trillion plan to address the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting economic crisis.
North Carolina education officials recently estimated that educators can't account for about 10,000 to 15,000 public school students this school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.