COVID In New York: Transportation Leaders Across Region Join MTA's Mask Task Force, City Expands Testing CapacityAccording to the MTA, despite tens of thousands of interactions with riders so far, only a handful of $50 fines have been issued for non-compliance.
De Blasio Releases New York City Public School Blended And Remote Learning Attendance RecordsHe says attendance averages about 85%, which he acknowledged is lower than pre-COVID.
New York City Principals Group Calls For Delay To In-Person LearningThe Council of School Supervisors and Administrators says the city has failed to give schools enough time implement coronavirus safety protocols by the September 10th reopening.
Group Of NYC Students Creates 'Scholar Studio,' Free Online Tutoring Course To Help Others Prepare For Upcoming School YearA group of ten NYC high school students have created a free online tutoring course to help other students feel more confident heading into an uncertain school year.
Questions Far Outnumber Answers As New York City Considers How To Open Schools In SeptemberCity schools are beginning to outline what reopening in the fall could look like.
New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says"It's going to be a huge effort, an unprecedented effort," the mayor said. "The greatest challenge I'd say this school system has ever faced."
Coronavirus Update: De Blasio Outlines New Grading Policy For NYC Public School StudentsThe new grading system will include "Meets Standards" or "Needs Improvement."
School In Coronavirus Era: Tri-State Area Likely To Learn From Countries Like Denmark, TaiwanThe situation inside some schools overseas could be a sneak peak at what schools in the Tri-State Area will look like when students eventually return.
Coronavirus Update: Positive Cases In NYC Surpass 13,000, Including 125 DeathsClasses resumed for New York City public school students Monday, entirely online.
Coronavirus Update: Mamajuana Cafe In Bronx Giving Free Lunch To Kids Impacted By Schools ClosureIn response to the coronavirus outbreak, a restaurant in the Bronx is handing out bagged lunches in an attempt to alleviate the stress on parents whose children normally get meals at school.
Former NYC School Chancellors On Carranza Saying He's A Victim Of Racist Attacks: 'Put On Your Big Boy Pants'It has been a way of life since, well, pretty much forever -- schools chancellors on the receiving end of the wrath of public school parents.
Schools Chancellor Carranza Says He Has Been Victim Of Racist Remarks Due To His PoliciesRichard Carranza is playing the race card, charging that his aggressive plans to make schools more equitable for black and Hispanic students have made him the victim of personal racist attacks.
New York City Considering Ban On Chocolate Milk In SchoolsIt's a popular item on cafeteria menus. But, chocolate milk may soon be a thing of the past for New York City schools.
Parents Fuming, Say NYC Failed To Deliver On Promise Of GPS Tracking Of School BusesJust one week into the new school year and hundreds of parents are complaining that a new GPS system that was supposed to be on all city school buses does not work.
Mayor De Blasio Gets Earful From Lawmakers On Lead Testing In Schools, Gifted And Talented ProgramsThe de Blasio administration is furiously backpedaling on several hot-button education issues that have upset elected officials and parents right before the start of school.