Gov. Murphy Nominates Dr. Angelica Allen-McMillan As N.J.'s New Education CommissionerDr. Allen-McMillan's nomination will now have to be approved by the State Senate.
Newark Schools To Stay Fully Remote For Remainder Of 2020The board said in its reopening plans the health and safety of students and staff are its first priority.
City Council Holds Virtual Hearing On School Health, Safety; Data Shows Lower Attendance, Engagement Among Black And Hispanic StudentsData from last spring shows attendance and engagement were nearly eight times more likely to be lower at schools where at least half the student population were Black and Hispanic.
Paterson, N.J. Board Of Education Extends Remote-Only Learning Into 2021Data from the New Jersey Department of Health showed 16 confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks linked to in-school transmission since August.
Brooklyn Woman Finds Her Calling With Free Virtual Tutoring, College Counseling Platform For Low-Income StudentsIn 2018, Aly Murray started an online tutoring platform from her Brooklyn home called UPchieve, offering live virtual tutoring and college counseling for low-income high school students.
Random COVID-19 Testing Begins In New York City Public SchoolsThe Department of Education says the tests will not involve long swabs that go to the back of the nose.
Child Psychologist Tells Parents Not To Be Too Involved With Kids During Remote Classes, Says Helicopter Parenting May Cause More ProblemsWith so many children learning from home - and adults trying to adjust to this crazy time - helicopter parenting is becoming a problem in some families.
Long Island High School For The Arts Allowing Students On Campus For In-Person Classes; Precautions Include Special Masks For SingersThe coronavirus pandemic has devastated the performing arts community. But, there is an artistic oasis where performers are still singing and dancing.
New York City's Second Coronavirus Shutdown Begins For Schools, Businesses In Hot ZonesIn addition to schools, nonessential businesses, restaurants and houses of worship in those areas must have limited capacity.
Catholic School Parents, Students Protest Decision To Shut Down Schools In Coronavirus Hot SpotsThe superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn called the move "unconscionable" at a rally outside Good Shepherd Catholic Academy.
Hundreds Of New York City Schools Closed In Neighborhoods With Coronavirus UpticksThe schools will be closed for at least two weeks, and the change has many parents scrambling.
Yonkers Schools Reopen For In-Person Learning MondayThe state's fourth-largest school district had already started remote learning, and about one third of students have chosen to stay remote-only.
New York City Middle, High School Students Head Back To Class For In-Person LearningIt comes as coronavirus cases have seen a sharp increase in several neighborhoods.
Schools: The New Normal | Health Expert Says Hand Washing, Social Distancing Are Most Important Protocols During In-Person ClassesQuestions are being raised about how to keep children safe from COVID-19 as many return to school for in-person classes.
Schools: The New Normal | Elementary Students Return For In-Person Classes In NYC, As Teachers Continue To Raise ConcernsThousands of New York City students went back to school Tuesday for the first day of in-person learning.