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Massive Learning Setbacks Show COVID’s Sweeping Toll on US Kids

1 month ago Web Desk Comments Off on Massive Learning Setbacks Show COVID’s Sweeping Toll on US Kids
The COVID-19 pandemic devastated poor children’s well-being, not just by closing their schools, but also by taking away their parents’ jobs, sickening their families and teachers, and adding chaos and fear to their daily lives. The scale of the disruption to American kids’ education is evident in a district-by-district analysis of test scores shared exclusively Read More

Chinese Cities Brace for Wave of Foxconn Workers from COVID-Hit Zhengzhou

1 month ago Web Desk Comments Off on Chinese Cities Brace for Wave of Foxconn Workers from COVID-Hit Zhengzhou
Cities in central China hastily drew up plans to isolate migrant workers fleeing to their hometowns from a vast assembly facility of iPhone maker Foxconn in COVID-hit Zhengzhou city, fearing the returnees may trigger coronavirus outbreaks. Zhengzhou, capital of Henan province, reported 167 locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in the seven days to Oct. 29, up Read More