in-person learning

Monday numbers: A closer look at COVID’s ripple effect as students return to the classroom

BY: - August 23, 2021

Today marks the start of the new school year for those on the traditional calendar. But with the highly contagious Delta variant, many are wondering what this academic year will look like for the more than 1.4 million students attending public schools in North Carolina.

Schools can reopen safely – an epidemiologist describes what works and what’s not worth the effort

BY: - August 17, 2021

Just when schools were getting ready to reopen for the new school year, cases of COVID-19 started surging in the United States, driven in large part by the more contagious delta variant. School administrators around the country are working to bring students back into the classroom safely, while still providing kids an enriching learning environment.

Decision to reopen schools forces resignation of popular Durham teacher who’d been teaching from overseas

BY: - March 24, 2021

Supporters' pleas for school district to allow Jordan High chorus teacher to continue virtual instruction prove unsuccessful     Late last year, Corrine Huber gambled big when she decided to accompany her husband to Denmark for his work.  At the time, it seemed like a safe bet for the Durham Public Schools’ chorus teacher. The Board of Education had implemented remote learning for the rest of the school year.