Proposed Budget Cuts Would Pull More Than 100 Counselors From Schools In Low-Income CommunitiesWith the city’s elimination of the Single Shepherd Initiative, more than 100 counselors are being removed from dozens of middle and high schools in low-income, at-risk communities.
On Last Day Of School For NYC Students, Chancellor Says Goal Is To Return Sept. 10It was a challenging year for students, parents and teachers amid the coronavirus pandemic and remote learning.
Protesters Say They Want NYPD Out Of Public Schools, But Safety Agent Union Official Cautions That Would Be A MistakeCalls to cut the NYPD's budget includes pressure to remove officers from schools.
New York City To Honor Class Of 2020 With Citywide Graduation Ceremony On June 30Guest speakers include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Pitbull, Kenan Thompson, Nick Kroll, Angela Yee, Tina Fey, Andy Cohen and more, according to the mayor’s press release.
Mayor On Push To Remove NYPD From New York City Schools: 'I Don't Think They're Right'Earlier this week, Police Commissioner Dermot Shea reportedly told The Associated Press he would be willing to scale back the department’s role in schools and traffic enforcement.
NYC Dept. Of Education Invites Students, Parents And Guardians To Complete Survey On Return To SchoolAll students in grades six through 12, and parents or guardians with children in grades 3-K through 12 are invited to fill out a survey.
Coronavirus Update: Mayor Says Schools To Remain Closed For Rest Of Academic Year, Governor Says Not So FastWhile Cuomo pushed for a regional decision, de Blasio's camp seemed resolute on keeping New York City's students out of class.
Coronavirus Update: Frustration Grows Over Gov. Cuomo's Decision To Cancel Public School Spring BreakLiving rooms and kitchen tables have been transformed into classrooms and parents and guardians into teachers.
Coronavirus Update: Mayor Bill De Blasio Still Hopes To Open NYC Schools In AprilThe mayor admits that meeting that April date will be a big challenge.
Coronavirus Update: Brooklyn Principal Dezann Romain Among NYC's 192 DeathsShe is the first known New York City public school staff member to die from the virus.
Coronavirus Update: NYC Working To Increase Testing, Add Hospital BedsAs coronavirus cases continue to surge in New York City, leaders fear hospitals may run out of beds. Officials are working on creative solutions to make more space.
Coronavirus Update: NYC Public Schools Closed For Weeks, Parents Scrambling To Make PlansSchools will move to a remote learning model until at least spring recess, with the possibility that could be extended for the remainder of the year.
Coronavirus Update: NYC Public Schools Closed Through At Least April 20New York City schools will be closed for at least the next four-plus weeks due to the coronavirus outbreak, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday evening.
Coronavirus Update: After Additional NYC School Closures, Teachers' Union Calls On City To Close All Public SchoolsMayor Bill de Blasio and city health officials say a student has tested positive on Staten Island.
Coronavirus Update: New York City Public School Teacher Under Self-Quarantine, Mayor Discusses Protocol For SchoolsThe teacher reportedly spent days in the classroom with her students when she returned from a winter vacation.