Studies suggest education interruptions — whether schools close for a snowstorm, a hurricane or summer break — can hurt student achievement.
As the coronavirus downturn stretches into mid-2020 with historic unemployment rates, low- and middle-income Americans may increasingly turn to alternative financial services for cash to buy food and other essentials.
Whether Americans support lockdown measures meant to control the spread of the new coronavirus has to do with their personal political beliefs and trust in media, according to new survey results.
Until there’s a vaccine for the new coronavirus, infectious disease professionals worldwide are turning to digital contact tracing tools to help stem the spread of COVID-19.
Across the political divide, most U.S. residents don’t think their states should reopen their economies yet, finds a new survey on a range of topics related to COVID-19.
Since the turn of the New Year, governments worldwide -- including in the U.S. -- have curtailed civil liberties in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
We examine research on public health messaging to understand why the coronavirus appears to have a disparate impact on U.S. minorities.
NYU law professor Emma Kaufman breaks down open-records requests she filed in every U.S. state, offering a previously unseen glimpse into the nation's prisoner transfer system.
Researchers warn that how students behave outside school can limit school closings' effectiveness in preventing the spread of infectious disease. We look at the research.
New research is giving shape to the rapid decline in consumer spending due to the new coronavirus, showing why GDP forecasts are dire.