New York State PTA Offers 'Reading Checkup' Program To Parents With Young Children Who May Have Fallen BehindBetween remote learning and many libraries being closed until recently, concerns about a summer slide in children's reading skills are high.
New York City Public Schools Parents At Odds As Group Demands In-Person Learning OnlyThere's a tug of war between parents concerned about how COVID-19 will impact New York City schools in September.
New Law Requires Civics Instruction For New Jersey Middle School StudentsUntil now, New Jersey was one of a few states that did not require civics instruction for middle school students.
Healing-Centered Schools Task Force Sends Recommendations Addressing Punishment, Trauma At New York City SchoolsLocal leaders put forward recommendations to the New York City Department of Education for finding new ways to tackle trauma students may be facing from the past year and a half.
Mayor De Blasio: 'Assume' Public School Students Will Wear Masks This FallMayor Bill de Blasio said Monday the city isn't quite ready to change the policy on face coverings.
CDC Says Vaccinated Children, Teachers Won't Need Masks In ClassSchools can safely return to in-person learning in the fall, even as they prepare to welcome back students too young to be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to updated guidance released Friday by the CDC.
NYC Investing $65 Million In Helping Students Recover From COVID Learning GapThe New York City Academic Recovery Plan will focus on six key areas.
New York City's 'Summer Rising' Program Aims To Help Students Bridge Gap Before Fall ReturnThe program is meant to reacclimate them while assessing the pandemic's impact on students' social, emotional and academic development.
New Jersey Schools Allowed To Set Their Own Mask Rules Next Year, Murphy SaysMurphy said local school districts can make their own mask rules, as long as COVID infection rates remain low.
Cuomo Says Kids Can Go Maskless Outdoors At Schools, Creating More Confusion For Parents And Some School DistrictsParents are hearing conflicting information from state health and education officials.
New Task Force Aims To Tackle Trauma In New York City Schools With Healing-Centered ApproachThe first-of-its-kind task force will find new ways to address disciplinary and safety policies in schools that are based on healing, rather than punishment.
New Yorkers Age 12-17 Now Have Chance To Win Free College Tuition With COVID ShotThe state will raffle 50 full tuition, room and board scholarships to SUNY or CUNY schools to those who get their first dose at a state-run site through July 7.
New York Raffling Off Free College Tuition For Teens Who Get VaccinatedTeens between 12 and 17 years old who choose to get vaccinated will have a chance to win one of 50 full tuitions to any public college or university, including room and board.
Parents, Teachers Concerned About Returning To Classrooms In Fall Without Remote Learning OptionJust more than 50% of teachers are vaccinated and not all students may qualify by the start of the new school year, leaving some parents on the fence about the return.
New York City Public Schools Return To In-Person Learning This Fall, No Remote ClassesNew York City students will not have the option to learn remotely next school year.