As New COVID Restrictions Loom Citywide, Schools Reopen In Staten Island's Orange ZoneMiddle and high schools across the city remain closed, as COVID infection rates remain on the rise. 
New York City's Younger Students Head Back To School For In-Person LearningStudents were back in class for the first time since last month's shutdown, which forced all New York City public schools to switch to remote learning. 
New York City Public School Parents, Teachers React To Reopening Plan: 'Shocked Me Completely'Mayor Bill de Blasio insists schools are safe, and says the most recent positivity rate in schools is 0.28%.
Coronavirus Closure: Mayor De Blasio Under Fire As New York City Public Schools Return To All-Remote LearningThe move comes after a surge in coronavirus cases brought the city's weekly infection rate above 3%.
COVID In NYC: Schools Switching To All-Remote Learning Starting ThursdayMayor Bill de Blasio said earlier this week if schools must close, he will work with the state to reopen them as soon and safely as possible.
Mayor Says NYC Schools Will Stay Open Tuesday, City Reevaluating Standard For Switching To All-RemoteDe Blasio also said the city needs to make safety a priority in the face of a second.
NYC Schools To Remain Open, For Now; Restaurants Dealing With Restrictions, Sheriffs Bust Several Illegal PartiesMayor Bill de Blasio has said he's prepared to switch schools to an all-remote format Monday if the rate gets too high. 
Weeklong Quarantine, COVID-19 Testing Required For SUNY Students Before Spring SemesterThe spring semester will start later than usual, on Feb. 1 instead of Jan. 22, and there will be no spring break, which was canceled to prevent the spread of the coronavirus through the end of the academic year.
Homeless Students In New York City Shelters May Have To Wait Until Next Summer For Wi-FiCBS2 has highlighted some of the more than 13,000 school children in city shelters and their struggles with Wi-Fi since schools went remote in the spring. 
Newark Students Surprised With New Keyboards To Supplement Virtual Music ClassesStudents in New Jersey are getting their hands on a special gift to enhance their virtual music education.
Remote Learning Centers Across Westchester Ease Working Parents' Minds By Keeping Kids Engaged In SchoolRemote learning is becoming more structured, less lonely and far less worrisome for families thanks to 15 remote learning centers across Westchester.