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. 
Judge Denies Temporary Restraining Order Against COVID Vaccine Mandate At NYC SchoolsSome who refused were back in federal court seeking an emergency ruling on their requests for religious exemptions. 
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.
Concern Grows Over Whether NYC Will Have Enough Substitute Teachers, Safety Agents To Cover Those Who Don't Get VaccinatedThe latest numbers show around 10% did not comply, which means several thousand jobs had to be filled over the weekend.
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.
As Vaccine Mandate Deadline Looms, Some New York City Teachers, Staff Look To Push Legal Battle To Supreme CourtThe New York City Department of Education estimates around 13% of its employees are still not vaccinated. 
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.
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.
Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Visit Elementary School In Harlem During Trip To New York CityPrince Harry and Meghan Markle spent part of their second day in New York City visiting an elementary school in Harlem.
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. 
New York City Public Schools To Increase COVID Testing, Relax Quarantine RulesThis comes after the first school had to close for a week due to a cluster of cases among staff.