Mayor De Blasio Pledges A Nurse In Every School, But UFT President Says He'll Fight Reopening If Stringent Safety Isn't MetUFT President Michael Mulgrew said he will do everything in his power to prevent schools that don’t meet stringent safety standards from reopening next month -- even if it means going to court.
Nearly 75% Of New York City Students Plan To Return To Classrooms This FallThe mayor said more than 700,000 students opted for in-person classes as part of the city's blended learning plan.
97,000 Children Test Positive For Coronavirus In Two Week Span, Report SaysNearly 100,000 children tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics finds.
New York Schools Allowed To Reopen Statewide For In-Person Classes This Fall, Gov. Cuomo SaysIt's the decision many parents, students and teachers have been waiting months for.
Mayor, Schools Chancellor Say Response To Coronavirus In Classrooms Focuses On Safety Of Students And StaffMayor Bill de Blasio said Friday schools will only reopen in the fall if the citywide infection rate stays below 3% on a seven-day average.
Back-To-School Battle: President Clashes With State And Local Officials Regarding Fall ReopeningGov. Andrew Cuomo said it’s a state and local decision on when and where to reopen.
New York City Public Schools Will Reopen With 'Blended Learning' Model In Fall, Mayor SaysMayor Bill de Blasio said most students will attend in-person classes two or three days a week, depending on the week.
De Blasio Says New York City Schools Preparing For ‘Maximum Number’ Of Students To Return In September, 'Full Steam Ahead'The mayor cited a Department of Education survey that collected responses from more than 450,000 families.
On Last Day Of School For NYC Students, Chancellor Says Goal Is To Return Sept. 10It was a challenging year for students, parents and teachers amid the coronavirus pandemic and remote learning.
New York City To Honor Class Of 2020 With Citywide Graduation Ceremony On June 30Guest speakers include Lin-Manuel Miranda, Pitbull, Kenan Thompson, Nick Kroll, Angela Yee, Tina Fey, Andy Cohen and more, according to the mayor’s press release.
NYC Dept. Of Education Invites Students, Parents And Guardians To Complete Survey On Return To SchoolAll students in grades six through 12, and parents or guardians with children in grades 3-K through 12 are invited to fill out a survey.
Some New York School Districts Opting Out Of In-Person Graduations Due To New RestrictionsThe Suffolk County executive came up with a plan to have students sit six feet apart. But for large classes, that means multiple ceremonies.
School In Coronavirus Era: Local Teachers Get Creative To Keep Students Engaged During Remote LearningAfter six weeks of home schooling due to the coronavirus pandemic, teachers are coming up with creative ways to connect with students.
Mayor, Schools Chancellor Expanding '3-K For All' Program To More Students CitywideMore districts will soon offer classes for three-year-olds, bringing the number of students for the 2020-2021 school year to 26,000 citywide.
NYC Back-To-School: Mayor, Chancellor Tout New Initiatives As Students Return To ClassMore than a million students headed back to schools across New York City today. The new school year brought new initiatives, along with criticism of some long-standing programs.