Frustrated Parents Demand NYC Reopen Schools; De Blasio Says Plan Is Coming Next WeekAngry parents protested outside Gracie Mansion on Wednesday, accusing Mayor Bill de Blasio of dragging his feet in devising a plan to reopen schools.
Connecticut Begins Pilot Program Offering Rapid COVID-19 Tests To Students, TeachersA Connecticut school is trying out a new pilot program that offers rapid COVID-19 testing to students. Gov. Ned Lamont hopes it can be rolled out statewide
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.
New York State Lawmakers Consider Bill To Extend Paid Family Leave To Parents With Children In Remote LeaningWorking parents always had to juggle, but now the juggling could cost them their jobs.
Bronx School Shifts To Remote Learning After Confirmed COVID Cases, While NYC Education Officials Say 100 Schools Ready To Reopen MondayAs some New York City schools in COVID-19 hot spots are about to reopen, a school in the Bronx is forced to close.
New York City Council Members Demand Student Attendance Records From Education Officials; 'This Is Not A Game'There were many questions, few answers and a whole lot of frustration at a New York City Council hearing.
Surging Coronavirus Cases Prompt Boonton, N.J. Schools To Go VirtualAs coronavirus numbers continue to rise in New Jersey, a Morris County school district was forced to make a tough decision Thursday.
New Yorkers Call For Transparency As Mayor De Blasio Refuses To Share School Attendance RecordsRepeatedly asked for public school attendance numbers, the mayor again argued they fluctuate so wildly he needs even more time.
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.
NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza Stops By Outdoor Education Class In QueensThe chancellor says there are currently 11 sites utilizing outdoor learning.
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.