COVID 1 Year: Area School Districts Continue To Make Best Of Tough Situation, Always With Eyes On The FutureMore students are returning to the classroom. But with masks, social distancing and random COVID-19 testing, school is now a very different experience.
Parents, Students Protest Decision To Keep Classrooms Closed In Montclair, NJStudents in Montclair, New Jersey were supposed to head back into their classrooms Monday for the first time since March. Despite the superintendent's announcement, it didn't happen.
Schools: The New Normal | Montclair, N.J. Has Plan To Resume In-Person Learning, But Teachers Are WaryStudents have been out of the classroom since last March. The school's superintendent says he has a plan to get them back in next week, but teachers say they may be no-shows due to safety concerns.
Schools: The New Normal | NYC Council Working On Fixes For Students In Danger Of Failing Remote Learning CoursesTens of thousands of New York City students are in jeopardy of getting a failing grade for not finishing their online course work.
Mayor Bill De Blasio Outlines Plan To Close COVID Achievement Gap As Parents Worry Students Are Falling BehindA new six-point framework, still short of an actual plan, is aimed at helping students catch up.
New Data Shows Remote Classes Are Leading To Learning Loss In Young StudentsNew academic performance data shows remote learning is taking a toll on students in many ways.
Schools: The New Normal | Experts Say Constant Remote Learning Is Forcing Teens To Be Adults Before They're ReadyAs schools continue to navigate hybrid, remote, and in-person learning, much of the focus has been on the younger students. Now, some high school students say they feel like the forgotten children.
Mayor De Blasio Announces Phased Reopening Plan For NYC Public Schools; Elementary, Pre-K To Reopen Dec. 7Elementary schools, pre-K and 3-K centers will reopen first, followed by District 75 schools on Dec. 10.
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.