Schools: The New Normal | New York City Parents Worry Staffing Concerns Put Tuesday Opening In JeopardyThe school year for most of New York City's 1.1 million students officially starts next weeks, but are schools and the de Blasio Administration ready?
Schools: The New Normal | DOE Reports 21 Buildings With At Least One Confirmed Coronavirus CaseThe DOE said 21 buildings had at least one case from over the weekend. Close contacts from 14 schools are now in quarantine.
NYC Parents Weighing Remote Learning Options As More Positive Cases Reported In SchoolsA day after classes resumed for tens of thousands of New York City students, there are plenty of problems to address.
Schools: The New Normal | New York City's Youngest Students Head Back To School, While Most Others Remain All-RemoteIt was supposed to be the first day of school for all students, but another delay was announced last week.
New York City Parents, Teachers Sound Off After In-Person Classes Postponed AgainThe mayor said the delay will help address a staffing shortage and to make sure buildings are safe, but some parents and teachers are not convinced.
Longwood High School Closed Friday After Student Tests Positive For COVID-19Most other schools in the district will remain open, except for Charles E. Walters Elementary School.
New York City Schools Again Postpone Start Of In-Person Learning For Most StudentsThe city's blended learning model was supposed to start Sept. 10, but in-person classes were already pushed to Sept. 21.
New York City Teachers Say Some Schools Still Aren't Safe As Remote Learning Resumes: 'I Would Not Send My Child'While students logged on for the first time Wednesday, educators demanded learning stay this way.
New York City Answers Call For More Teachers, Establishes COVID Situation Room To Monitor Cases In SchoolsThere are signs of a potential showdown between the teachers union and New York City before in-person classes start next week.
Schools: The New Normal | Nearly Half Of Paterson Schools Catch Intruders In Virtual Classrooms During First Days Of Academic Year"There was some cursing that went on, some verbal threats and some pornography," Paterson Public Schools Superintendent Eileen Shafer said.
Schools: The New Normal | Special Needs School Teaching Students New Routines To Safely Navigate Daily LifeSeveral special needs schools in our area welcomed students back inside Thursday for the first time since March.
New York City School Buses Will Be Ready To Roll, But Teachers Still Concerned About BuildingsThe mayor said families will be notified about their bus routes by the end of the week.
Schools: The New Normal | Department Of Education Rolls Out New School Bus Protocols, Concerned Parents Still Waiting On More DetailsParents are waiting for more details from the district, but in a statement, the Department of Education said, “Students with [Individualized Education Programs] will be prioritized.”
Schools: The New Normal | NYC Releases Ventilation Results, Announces Free Child Care For Remote Learning DaysNew York City teachers returned to school Tuesday, but hundreds were instructed to stay home because their classrooms still need ventilation repairs.
Schools: The New Normal | Remote Learning Poses New Challenges For Parents Of Special Needs StudentsFor parents of children with special needs, back to school during the coronavirus pandemic brings an extra layer of anxiety when it comes to health and safety.