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.
New York City Teachers Say Some Schools Still Aren't Safe As Remote Learning Resumes: 'I Would Not Send My Child'While students logged on for the first time Wednesday, educators demanded learning stay this way.
As The New Year Begins, New York City's Widespread Teacher Shortage Weighing Heavily On The Minds Of ManyThe school year for New York City students started Wednesday online. In-person classes are scheduled to begin next week. Yet teachers say the Department of Education is still not prepared
New York City Answers Call For More Teachers, Establishes COVID Situation Room To Monitor Cases In SchoolsThere are signs of a potential showdown between the teachers union and New York City before in-person classes start next week.
NYC Public Schools Postpone In-Person Learning Until Sept. 21Schools had originally been set to reopen on Sept. 10.
De Blasio, Carranza Again Try To Reassure Teachers, Principals That NYC School Will Be Safe And Ready To ReopenFour million facemasks, 3.5 million bottles of hand sanitizer and more than 80,000 containers of disinfecting wipes are being made available to schools.