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.
Paterson, N.J. Board Of Education Extends Remote-Only Learning Into 2021Data from the New Jersey Department of Health showed 16 confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks linked to in-school transmission since August.
Child Psychologist Tells Parents Not To Be Too Involved With Kids During Remote Classes, Says Helicopter Parenting May Cause More ProblemsWith so many children learning from home - and adults trying to adjust to this crazy time - helicopter parenting is becoming a problem in some families.
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 | Health Expert Says Hand Washing, Social Distancing Are Most Important Protocols During In-Person ClassesQuestions are being raised about how to keep children safe from COVID-19 as many return to school for in-person classes.
Hempstead School District Blames State, Federal Governments For Students Left Without Remote Learning DevicesRemote learning is underway for the district's 6,500 students. Yet, fewer than half in Hempstead Village have been provided laptops or devices.
Schools: The New Normal | Parents Turning To Private 'Learning Pods' To Supplement Remote LearningThe coronavirus pandemic has hatched a bumper crop of "learning pods." They're groups of children educated or tutored outside of formal school, with privately hired teachers.
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.
Exclusive: Brooklyn 6th Grader's First Day Of Remote Learning Interrupted By Hacker Streaming PornographyA Brooklyn mom told CBS2 exclusively on Wednesday she kept her daughter home from school to keep her safe, only to be faced with a whole different danger.
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
Schools: The New Normal | Nearly Half Of Paterson Schools Catch Intruders In Virtual Classrooms During First Days Of Academic Year"There was some cursing that went on, some verbal threats and some pornography," Paterson Public Schools Superintendent Eileen Shafer said.
Schools: The New Normal | Parents Work To Keep Kids Focused While Virtually LearningAs thousands of students head back to school virtually this month, teachers and parents are grappling with how to keep kids focused and engaged.
Schools: The New Normal | Yonkers Teachers, Students Embracing Remote LearningIt's an unprecedented start to the school year in Yonkers, the fourth largest district in New York.
Schools: The New Normal | New Jersey Sounds Call For More Substitute Teachers, With Some Districts Paying A Lot MoreMany schools in New Jersey start Tuesday. Some had no choice but to go all virtual because they could not find enough substitute teachers.
Schools: The New Normal | Remote Learning Poses New Challenges For Parents Of Special Needs StudentsFor parents of children with special needs, back to school during the coronavirus pandemic brings an extra layer of anxiety when it comes to health and safety.