Study finds better academic outcomes among high school students with disabilities in inclusive settings

Indiana high school students with disabilities who spent 80% of their educational time in general education classrooms scored higher on state reading and math assessments and were better prepared for…

COVID-19 incidence in K-12 schools in mask-required vs. mask-optional settings

One of the most effective non-pharmaceutical measures to manage the current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, caused by the rapid transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has…

Virginia Tech-led researchers to investigate the transmission of flu in child care settings

In January, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its guidance for reducing SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) transmission in schools and day care settings. But the increased focus on minimizing…

New simulation model shows how likely the SARS-CoV-2 virus spreads in different school settings

A year ago, the whole world discussed: is it irresponsible to send children to school during a pandemic, or do measures exist that can prevent corona clusters so efficiently that…