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.
New York City Comptroller Claims Education Department Forced Students To Fall Behind By Not Fulfilling Remote Learning Device RequestsThe Department of Education is pushing back, saying the numbers don't tell the full story.
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.
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.
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.
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.
So Long, Snow Days: New York City Releases School Calendar For 2021-2022The first day of school is set for September 13, and schools will be closed for two new holidays on the calendar.
NYC 'Summer Rising' Program Combines School And Camp OpportunitiesThe city expects as many as 200,000 children to enroll in the initiative, which will replace its traditional summer school and camp programs.
New York City Public Schools Doing Away With '2-Case Rule' For Coronavirus-Related ClosuresSchools had been forced to shut down for 10 days if two positive cases were detected.
25,000 NYC Students Opt Back In For In-Person Learning, De Blasio SaysThe city reopened the enrollment period for all grades Wednesday, after the CDC released new guidelines.
Opt-In Period Begins For Students To Return To New York City SchoolsThe enrollment period for in-person learning begins Wednesday and ends April 7.
New York Schools Facing Lawsuit Over Allegations Of SegregationThe lawsuit argues that opportunities to the "Gifted and Talented" program and certain middle and high schools exclude many students of color.
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.