New Proposal To Cap Classroom Capacity In NYC Due To COVIDOn average, that would mean the maximum number of students per classroom would be anywhere from 14 to 21.
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.
New York City Begins Offering COVID Vaccine To Students, Parents & Staff At Summer Rising SitesThe schools chancellor encourages all families to get their eligible kids their first dose by August 9, so they are fully vaccinated by the start of the school year.
Parents Rally On Staten Island, Call On NYC To Lift Mask Mandate For Public School Students This FallThey say it should be up to parents if their child wears a mask in schools starting 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.
Debate Continues To Swirl About Return To In-Person Classes For All Public School Students This FallThe start of a new school year may still be about two months away, but that is not stopping the push to have a fully virtual option available for New York City school students.
Dr. Fauci: COVID Vaccination May One Day Be Required For Kids To Return To School, Depending On How U.S. Handles Latest SurgeDr. Anthony Fauci, the country's leading infectious disease expert, is now backing a new COVID-19-related recommendation for when schools start back up in a few weeks.
Rep. Jamaal Bowman Introduces Green New Deal For Public SchoolsThe $1.43 billion proposal includes upgrading school buildings to be more energy efficient. It also calls for reducing class size and adding social services.
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.
Mayor De Blasio: 'Assume' Public School Students Will Wear Masks This FallMayor Bill de Blasio said Monday the city isn't quite ready to change the policy on face coverings.
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.
NYC Public School Tours Aim To Ease Parent Concerns About Fall Return To ClassroomsEven though the school year is not done, New York City schools are preparing for all students to return in the fall.
New York City Health Officials Send COVID Vaccine Buses To Schools For 'NYC Youth VAX Week' InitiativeA major push to get younger New Yorkers vaccinated against COVID-19 starts Friday.