1 Week Before In-Person Classes Resume, New York City Teachers Still Concerned About SafetyAs the concerns grow, so do the number of teachers who have tested positive for COVID-19.
New York City Answers Call For More Teachers, Establishes COVID Situation Room To Monitor Cases In SchoolsThere are signs of a potential showdown between the teachers union and New York City before in-person classes start next week.
Schools: The New Normal | NYC Releases Ventilation Results, Announces Free Child Care For Remote Learning DaysNew York City teachers returned to school Tuesday, but hundreds were instructed to stay home because their classrooms still need ventilation repairs.
Demonstrators Gather Outside NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza's Home To Protest In-Person ClassesThey say schools should not open for in-person class learning until the city has 14 days without new COVID-19.
NYC Preparing For 1st Day Of School, As Teachers Union Continues To Negotiate ConditionsCity schools are getting ready to welcome back students in just over a week. But many parents feel not everyone is on the same page as to how it's all going to work.
Mayor De Blasio Announces Formation Of New School Ventilation Action TeamsOn Tuesday, Mayor Bill de Blasio acted on continuing concerns about the air quality inside the buildings.
Mayor, Schools Chancellor Defend Outdoor Learning As Some Educators Say Decision Came Too LateThe new plan allows schools to use any outdoor space, like fields or playgrounds, on their property or coordinate with city agencies to use parks or potentially shut down streets.
New York City Schools Encouraged To Let Students Learn Outdoors This Fall, Mayor SaysDe Blasio said the Department of Education will work with schools that don't have their own space to close nearby streets or use local parks. 
Mayor De Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carranza Stand Firm On Back To School Plan, Pledge 'If It's Not Safe, We Won't Reopen'De Blasio introduced a "Back To School Pledge," highlighting the amounts of hand sanitizer and PPE available in schools, among other aspects of the city's preparations.
UFT President: All Students, Adults Must Have Evidence They Don't Have COVID-19 Before Being Allowed Back In SchoolThe union representing New York City teachers is demanding uniform safety measures before agreeing to allow its members to go back to school.
De Blasio, Carranza Again Try To Reassure Teachers, Principals That NYC School Will Be Safe And Ready To ReopenFour million facemasks, 3.5 million bottles of hand sanitizer and more than 80,000 containers of disinfecting wipes are being made available to schools.