New York City students protest to keep schools open on November 14. Mayor Bill de Blasio made the decision to close down the city's public school buildings starting on November 19, after the city's 7-day average reached the 3% positive-testing-rate threshold.
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High school students in Seaford, Delaware, are given lunch at their desks on September 8.
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Young students make sure they are spread out from one another as they stand in a line before entering a classroom in Pamplona, Spain, on September 7.
Students at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology attend a commencement ceremony in Wuhan, China, on September 4. Wuhan is where the coronavirus outbreak was first reported.
Third-grade student Jackson Gebelin focuses on an online class as he sits at a desk at the Delano Recreation Center in Los Angeles on September 3.
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Students sit together on their first day of school in London on September 3. Their belongings had to be contained in plastic bags as part of new regulations.
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A preschool teacher in Stamford, Connecticut, prepares a student bathroom August 26 for the upcoming semester.
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Darlene Genander loads up her vehicle as she helps University of North Carolina junior Caitlin Sockin move out of a dorm in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on August 19. After about 130 students tested positive for Covid-19 in the first week since classes began, the university abruptly decided it would no longer hold in-person classes on campus.
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University of Idaho students wear face masks while playing a game outside of the Sigma Nu fraternity on August 17.
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Second-grade teacher Darsi Green's class practices social distancing while eating lunch on a basketball court in Weaverville, California, on August 17.
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Cheerleaders from Herriman High School carry the American flag before a football game in Herriman, Utah, on August 13. The Herriman Mustangs faced the Davis Darts in the first high school football game in the country this season.
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Paul Adamus, 7, waits at the bus stop for his first day of school in Dallas, Georgia, on August 3.
College students begin moving in for the fall semester at North Carolina State University in Raleigh on July 31. The first wave of college students returning to their dorms didn't find the typical mobs of students and parents. At NC State, the return of students was staggered over 10 days and students were greeted by socially distant volunteers donning masks and face shields.
Students attend a class at their open-air school in Doodhpathri, in Indian-administered Kashmir, on July 27.
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Taylor Calloway, a Principal's Scholar, wears a mask as she speaks at the Viera High School graduation ceremony in Brevard, Florida, on July 18.
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School workers Matt Attaway, left, and Rogelio Ponciano install a Plexiglas barrier in a restroom at Bukhair Elementary School in Dallas on July 15.
Kennett High School graduate Cole Bradley and his parents adjust their masks as they ride a chairlift to receive his diploma in North Conway, New Hampshire, on June 13. The school's unique commencement ceremony was created to adhere to social-distancing guidelines.
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This aerial photo shows seventh-grade students playing in a circle July 6 at the Sitoromo Junior Secondary School in Sterkspruit, South Africa. The school reopened for seventh-grade students only after being shut for two weeks due to a coronavirus case among its staff. The return of other grades has been delayed in the province.
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Kindergarten students from the Wichuthit school eat lunch behind screens in Bangkok, Thailand, on June 23.
Teachers in Barcelona, Spain, try to prevent a hug between 6-year-olds Wendy Otin and Oumou Salam Niang as they meet on the first day of school following a lockdown.
Students at the Winnie Mandela Secondary School wait in line before classes resumed in Tembisa, South Africa, on June 8. Students began returning to classrooms after two and a half months of home-schooling.
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Playground equipment is taped off June 4 to prevent its use at the Brambles Primary Academy in Huddersfield, England.