New York City Unveils Plan To Phase Out Gifted And Talented Program In Favor Of 'Brilliant NYC'Students who are currently in the Gifted and Talented program will not be affected, but new students entering school next year will not take the Gifted and Talented test.
As COVID Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect, Approximately 8,000 DOE Employees Out Of 148,000 Remain UnvaccinatedAlthough the deadline for vaccination was Friday, the union said it's being told staff still have time to get vaccinated and keep their jobs. But that offer won't be on the table forever.
Concern Grows Over Whether NYC Will Have Enough Substitute Teachers, Safety Agents To Cover Those Who Don't Get VaccinatedThe latest numbers show around 10% did not comply, which means several thousand jobs had to be filled over the weekend.
Education Advocates Unveil Black Studies Curriculum Plan For New York City SchoolsThe Education Equity Action Plan is aimed at students citywide in kindergarten through 12th grade.
New York City Workers Set To Return To Offices Full-Time Monday; Business Analyst Says COVID Vaccine Mandate A Win For EmployersThousands of city municipal workers will return to their offices full-time on Monday, just after President Biden issued his most aggressive COVID vaccine mandate yet.
Critics Take Issue With Mayor De Blasio's Plan To Keep School In-Person Learning Safe, Request Remote OptionMayor Bill de Blasio is championing what he calls the gold standard for keeping students safe in the classroom ahead of Monday's first day of school, which will be fully in person.
NYC Officials Say Public Schools Ready To Safely Reopen Next WeekMasks are required, open windows and machines will ensure proper ventilation and classrooms will be cleaned daily with electrostatic sprayers.
COVID-19 Update: CBS2 Gets In-Person Look At What NYC Public Schools Are Doing To Keep Students And Staff SafeCity students and staff are getting set to head back to class in two weeks. This has many parents and students wondering what school buildings are doing to prepare.
Mayor De Blasio Announces New COVID Safety Protocols For Public School StudentsThere will be COVID testing for approximately 10% of the school population twice a month.
New York City Public School Athletic League Requiring Vaccine For High-Risk Sports Players, StaffGet the shot or you can't play. That's the message issued Friday by New York City's Public School Athletic League.
Incoming Gov. Kathy Hochul Tours School In Queens, Indicates She'd Like Statewide Mask Mandate For StudentsThe visit comes a day after Hochul held a roundtable meeting with parents and educators in the city and met privately with Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter Meets With U.S. Secretary Of Education Miguel Cardona In The BronxCardona shadowed Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter to see how New York City schools are preparing to return to the classroom and, for some, the playing field.
Questions Abound As COVID-19 Cases Soar And New York City And New Jersey Schools Set To Welcome Students BackWe're just a few weeks away from the start of the school year. As it stands right now, most children heading back to the classroom will do so without the option to learn from home.
Dept. Of Education Releases 'Return To School Roadmap' For Safe, In-Person Learning; NYC Urging Students, Staff To Be Fully Vaccinated By Sept. 13Getting the first shot this week and a second shot on time would allow two weeks for the vaccine to be fully effective before September 13, the first day of school.
Fighting Food Insecurity: Officials Say Summer Meals Program Now Expanded To Any New Yorker In NeedSchools Chancellor Meisha Ross Porter helped serve lunch to students at Public School 20 Anna Silver on Essex Street on Thursday.