Schools

Dem Gov Hopefuls Side With Union in Fight Over Virginia School Closures

Republicans hope push to open schools gives them boost come November

The decision by Democratic Virginia governor Ralph Northam to push for teachers to return to the classroom next month has infuriated teachers' unions, putting Democrats running to be his successor in a political bind. Candidates must decide between leaning on science that says it’s now safe to open schools or falling in line behind the state’s powerful teachers’ unions. 

San Francisco Officials Declare Acronyms Racist

School art program drops name, acronym because of 'white supremacy culture'

The San Francisco Unified School District's art program decided to drop its former name, "VAPA," because "acronyms are a symptom of white supremacy culture."