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.
Random COVID-19 Testing Begins In New York City Public SchoolsThe Department of Education says the tests will not involve long swabs that go to the back of the nose.
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.
Long Island High School For The Arts Allowing Students On Campus For In-Person Classes; Precautions Include Special Masks For SingersThe coronavirus pandemic has devastated the performing arts community. But, there is an artistic oasis where performers are still singing and dancing.
New York City's Second Coronavirus Shutdown Begins For Schools, Businesses In Hot ZonesIn addition to schools, nonessential businesses, restaurants and houses of worship in those areas must have limited capacity. 
Catholic School Parents, Students Protest Decision To Shut Down Schools In Coronavirus Hot SpotsThe superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn called the move "unconscionable" at a rally outside Good Shepherd Catholic Academy.
Hundreds Of New York City Schools Closed In Neighborhoods With Coronavirus UpticksThe schools will be closed for at least two weeks, and the change has many parents scrambling.
Yonkers Schools Reopen For In-Person Learning MondayThe state's fourth-largest school district had already started remote learning, and about one third of students have chosen to stay remote-only. 
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.
New York City Middle, High School Students Head Back To Class For In-Person LearningIt comes as coronavirus cases have seen a sharp increase in several neighborhoods.