As NYC, Teachers Union Discuss Remote Option, Mayor Adams Reiterates 'Our Schools Are Going To Remain Open'Mayor Eric Adams stressed in-person learning will continue no matter what.
Students Returning To New York City Public Schools Greeted By Many COVID-19 Protocols And, In Some Cases, Substitute TeachersThe teachers' union was pushing for schools to be remote for a few days to allow time for testing, but Mayor Eric Adams insists everyone is armed with the tools to keep kids learning and safe.
Incoming Schools Chancellor David Banks On Why So Many Black, Brown Students Aren't Reaching Proficiency: 'They're Teaching Wrong'The new schools chancellor selected by Mayor-elect Eric Adams starts out with the belief that the New York City education system is essentially flawed and needs to be fixed from the bottom up.
Mayor-Elect Adams' New Schools Chancellor David Banks Vows Change Is Coming To Dept. Of Ed: 'We're Going To Turn Over The Tables'Adams made the announcement outside P.S. 161 in Crown Heights, Brooklyn -- where Banks went to school. While it was a homecoming, it also marked a new beginning.
Meisha Porter Stepping Down As New York City Schools ChancellorSchools Chancellor Meisha Porter announced Wednesday she is stepping down, clearing the decks for Mayor-elect Eric Adams to make good on his promise to revamp the Department of Education.
NYC Launches 'Language Access For All' Program To Improve Outreach, Communication With Multilingual FamiliesApproximately 40% of New York City Department of Education families speak a language other than English at home.
COVID Vaccine Pop-Up Sites Coming Back To NYC SchoolsAbout 60 schools will serve as vaccination sites Wednesday and Thursday for children ages 5 to 11.
COVID Outbreak Closes Village Academy, 2nd Queens School This WeekStudents will switch to remote learning until they return on Monday, November 22.
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.
Sotomayor Denies Injunction Against NYC's COVID Vaccine MandateNew York City school staff were up against the COVID vaccine buzzer. They had until 5 p.m. Friday to get their first dose or face termination.
Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers, Department Of Education Workers Put On Hold By Federal JudgeThe new case was filed by a group of teachers and is at least the second lawsuit against the city’s order.
De Blasio Says City Prepared For School Staffing Shortages As COVID Vaccine Deadline ApproachesNew York City Department of Education workers without at least one dose risk losing their jobs.
NYC Teacher, Principal Unions Warn Of School Staffing Shortages When Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect; De Blasio Says Substitutes Standing ByBy 5 p.m. Monday, all city Department of Education employees must have at least one COVID vaccine shot or risk losing their jobs.
New York City Teachers, Parents Voice Concerns About Changing School COVID Safety ProtocolsSome teachers say the rules are too reactionary and not working to keep things safe. Parents say it's hard for them to check up on the already existing ones.