Bronx Students Receive Free Laptops For School; 'Tens Of Thousands' Still In Need, Borough President SaysAlmost one full year into the coronavirus pandemic, some students in New York City are still without computer access.
Parents Hopeful Incoming Schools Chancellor Meisha Porter Will Address Strains Of Pandemic And Growing Learning GapMeisha Ross Porter is taking over as New York City Schools Chancellor after Richard Carranza announced his resignation.
Schools: The New Normal | NYC Council Working On Fixes For Students In Danger Of Failing Remote Learning CoursesTens of thousands of New York City students are in jeopardy of getting a failing grade for not finishing their online course work.
New York City Schools To Eliminate Entry Exam For Gifted And Talented ProgramsA big change is coming for New York City's Gifted and Talented programs for students.
NYC Council Passes Bill That Will Require DOE To Post Remote Learning DataNew York City public schools reopen for in-person learning Friday after classes went all-remote for the storm.
COVID In NYC: Schools Switching To All-Remote Learning Starting ThursdayMayor Bill de Blasio said earlier this week if schools must close, he will work with the state to reopen them as soon and safely as possible.
Homeless Students In New York City Shelters May Have To Wait Until Next Summer For Wi-FiCBS2 has highlighted some of the more than 13,000 school children in city shelters and their struggles with Wi-Fi since schools went remote in the spring.
NYC Public School Parents Have Until Nov. 15 To Switch Kids From All Remote Classes To Blended LearningStarting Nov. 2, parents with children attending New York City Public Schools can opt-in to blended learning - a mix of remote and in-person classes.
New York City Council Members Demand Student Attendance Records From Education Officials; 'This Is Not A Game'There were many questions, few answers and a whole lot of frustration at a New York City Council hearing.
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.
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.
Brooklyn School Moves Students To All Remote Learning After Staff Members Test Positive For COVID-19The school serves about 340 students in grades 6 through 12 and is located in Sheepshead Bay.
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.
Remote Learning A Struggle For Many NYC School Kids, But It's Even More Problematic For Homeless StudentsFor the thousands of children living in homeless shelters, internet service is unreliable and child care is often nonexistent.