Westchester County School Districts Could Follow New Rochelle's Lead, Cancel Plans For In-Person ClassesThe second largest school district in Westchester county canceled plans to start the year with limited in-school instruction.
Members Of NYC Council Education Committee Back Calls To Delay School YearOn Friday, Mark Treyger, chair of the city council's Committee on Education, called for a delay, saying there's no plan from the Department of Education.
Mayor De Blasio Pledges A Nurse In Every School, But UFT President Says He'll Fight Reopening If Stringent Safety Isn't MetUFT President Michael Mulgrew said he will do everything in his power to prevent schools that don’t meet stringent safety standards from reopening next month -- even if it means going to court.
Paterson School District Unsure If All Students Will Be Equipped With Laptops In Time For Virtual ClassesThe Paterson school board voted late Wednesday night to change the school district's hybrid learning plan. It will now be completely virtual until at least October.
New Rochelle Superintendent Announces Classes Will Be Held Online For At Least First Month Of School YearThe district said it is committed to getting internet access and Chromebooks to students at home.
Nearly 75% Of New York City Students Plan To Return To Classrooms This FallThe mayor said more than 700,000 students opted for in-person classes as part of the city's blended learning plan.
Connecticut Gov. Lamont Pushing For In-Person Schooling To Avoid 'A Lost Year'Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont said he fears waiting until there is a coronavirus vaccine to open up schools could lead to a "lost year of education."
97,000 Children Test Positive For Coronavirus In Two Week Span, Report SaysNearly 100,000 children tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics finds.
Princeton University Announces All Undergraduate Classes Will Be Online During Fall SemesterChristopher Eisgruber, president of the university cited the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on New Jersey in a statement posted online Friday.
NYC Parents Face Deadline To Opt For Online-Only Schedule For Public School Students In FallIt's a difficult decision for some parents who must take more than just their children's safety into account.
New York Schools Allowed To Reopen Statewide For In-Person Classes This Fall, Gov. Cuomo SaysIt's the decision many parents, students and teachers have been waiting months for.
Gov. Cuomo Says Decision On Reopening New York Schools Will Be Made In Next Few DaysSchool districts had a deadline Friday to submit their reopening plans to the state.
Mayor, Schools Chancellor Say Response To Coronavirus In Classrooms Focuses On Safety Of Students And StaffMayor Bill de Blasio said Friday schools will only reopen in the fall if the citywide infection rate stays below 3% on a seven-day average.
Long Island Teens Raise Funds To Donate $5,000 Worth Of School Supplies To Needy FamiliesParents have one more thing to worry about as the school year approaches. Whether classes are in-person or remote, students need supplies.
New York City Reveals Response Plan For COVID-19 Cases In SchoolsSchools will also be required to have precautions in place for preventing the spread of the coronavirus.