In the News

  • (from American School & University)  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will not revise its guidelines for reopening schools  despite calls from the White House to do so, agency Director Robert Redfield ...

  • (from U.S. News & World Report) "We hope that most schools are going to be open. We are very much going to put pressure on governors and everybody else to open the schools to get them open," said President Trump yesterday. ...

  • (From NBOA)  A  recent informal survey conducted through NBOA Connect found that  the vast majority (97%) of NBOA member schools will require faculty and staff to wear masks. About half of responding schools (48%) are ...

  • (from Hogan Lovells)  On Friday, June 26, the Department of Labor issued clarification  guidance  regarding the availability of Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) leave.  Specifically, the DOL stated that FFCRA ...

  • (From Journal of Accountancy) President Donald Trump signed signed into law a bill extending the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for another five weeks until August 8. The extension keeps a source of funding open to struggling ...

  • (from Institute for Justice)  In a landmark 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled yesterday that a state court may not strike down a school choice program simply because it permits families to choose religious schooling. ...

  • (From NBOA) As independent schools plan for their employees to safely return to campuses, supervisors and human resources staff are fielding questions about the safety and logistics of returning during the pandemic, while ...

  • (from the American Academy of Pediatricians) The American Academy of Pediatricians has updated interim guidance to reflect the growing understanding of the virus’ impact on children and adolescents. It strongly advocates ...

  • (From NPR) On June 25, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos issued a new rule that will require public schools to share more coronavirus relief funds with private schools than federal law currently mandates. The new rule ...

  • (from WITF)  Throughout the pandemic, many child care centers have stayed open for the children of frontline workers — everyone from doctors to grocery store clerks. YMCA of the USA and New York City’s Department of Education ...