Winston-Salem Police Chief Catrina Thompson said at a news conference that the student, who has not been identified, succumbed to their injuries after being taken to the hospital, according to local reports.
The Education Department announced Monday that it’s investigating five Republican-led states that have banned mask requirements in schools, saying the policies could amount to discrimination against students with disabilities or health conditions.
All New York City public school teachers and other staffers will have to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, officials said Monday as the nation’s largest school system prepared for classes to start next month.
Millions of students in Florida, Texas and Arizona are being required to wear masks in class as school boards in mostly Democratic locales are imposing anti-COVID mandates in defiance of their Republican governors.
The Arizona Supreme Court said a new tax on high earners approved by voters in November can remain in effect while a lower court determines if the revenue it raises for schools will exceed a constitutional spending limit.
More schools in Southern Arizona are requiring students and staff to mask up. Some parents are ecstatic about school mask mandates, but others fear it’s coming too late as infections surge in our state.