Who should lead the reopening of schools in New York? The governor’s office and the Board of Regents both want the job

As Gov. Andrew Cuomo forges a path ahead for reopening schools in New York, so is the state education department — and they don’t agree whose job it is. Cuomo has asserted... Read more »

Tennessee governor commits to preserving state funding for schools during budget crisis

Gov. Bill Lee said Thursday his administration is committed to maintaining current state funding for schools, even as Tennessee faces a revenue shortfall that economists estimate will run between $500 million and... Read more »

Analysis: Politics and a pandemic jumble Texas elections

Current law says Texans can vote by mail if they’re going to be out of their home counties during early voting and on election day, if they’re in jail but eligible to... Read more »

‘Last Responders’ Seek To Expand Postmortem COVID Testing In Unexplained Deaths

Examining dead bodies and probing for a cause of death is rarely seen as a heroic or glamorous job. Rather, as the coronavirus pandemic has unfolded, all eyes have been on the... Read more »

Trying Out LA’s New Coronavirus Testing Regime

Last week, after Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that Los Angeles was offering COVID-19 tests to all city and county residents, I decided to get one myself — and test Garcetti’s bold new... Read more »

Op-Ed: Liberal governors place politics over lives

“President Trump’s aggressive response to keep Americans safe from COVID-19 has given us a precious opportunity to utilize advanced therapeutics and medicines.” – Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar The rubric... Read more »

Cuomo taps Gates Foundation to ‘reimagine’ what schooling looks like in NY

The state of New York is tapping the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to “reimagine” education and virtual schooling as millions of students learn from home amid the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Andrew... Read more »