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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County residents will again be required to wear masks indoors, regardless of their vaccination status, while the University of California system said that students, faculty and staff must be inoculated against the coronavirus to return to campuses.

Nothing has ravaged classrooms worse than COVID-19, but the most impassioned discourse in American education right now has nothing to do with the pandemic. Instead, as the leader of Hampton Roads’ largest school district put it, panic over lessons on so-called “critical race theory” dominates the public’s attention. “All this noise is starting to drown out the ‘why’ of our work as educators,” ...

Virtual school was tough for T.Q. Jackson, an autistic 21-year-old from Prince Edward County, about an hour southwest of Richmond. He normally attends school at the Faison Center in Richmond, which specializes in working with students with autism to get an education better suited for their needs than public school can provide. His grandmother, Catherine Smith, says he basically lost an entire year of learning during the pandemic.

Virtual school was tough for T.Q. Jackson, an autistic 21-year old from Prince Edward County, about an hour south of Richmond. He normally attends school at the Faison Center in Richmond, which specializes in working with students with autism to get an education better suited for their needs than public school can provide. His grandmother, Catherine Smith, says he basically lost an entire year of learning during the pandemic.

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