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
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 York City Answers Call For More Teachers, Establishes COVID Situation Room To Monitor Cases In SchoolsThere are signs of a potential showdown between the teachers union and New York City before in-person classes start next week.
Trump Administration's Attempt To Defund NYC Could Mean Schools And Subways Get DirtierSchools, subways and courthouses could all become a whole lot dirtier, and federal funds to buy coronavirus protective gear for teachers and students could dry up.
Paramus School District Pushes Start Of In-Person Classes Into NovemberStudents were supposed to go back to the classroom Thursday, but instead will start virtual learning.
De Blasio, Carranza Again Try To Reassure Teachers, Principals That NYC School Will Be Safe And Ready To ReopenFour million facemasks, 3.5 million bottles of hand sanitizer and more than 80,000 containers of disinfecting wipes are being made available to schools.
Connecticut Gov. Lamont Pushing For In-Person Schooling To Avoid 'A Lost Year'Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont said he fears waiting until there is a coronavirus vaccine to open up schools could lead to a "lost year of education."
NYC Parents Face Deadline To Opt For Online-Only Schedule For Public School Students In FallIt's a difficult decision for some parents who must take more than just their children's safety into account.
Gov. Cuomo: Schools In Phase 4 Regions Allowed To Reopen Under Certain ConditionsCuomo said schools must be in a Phase 4 region with an average daily COVID-19 infection rate lower than five percent (over a 14 day period) in order to hold in-person classes.
Sen. Schumer Working On Proposal That Would Give Schools $175 Billion To Help Reopen SafelyThe proposal, developed with Washington Sen. Patty Murray, is known as the Coronavirus Child Care and Education Relief Act.
Proposed Budget Cuts Would Pull More Than 100 Counselors From Schools In Low-Income CommunitiesWith the city’s elimination of the Single Shepherd Initiative, more than 100 counselors are being removed from dozens of middle and high schools in low-income, at-risk communities.
Reimagining Education: How Big Will Technology's Role Be When Students, Teachers Return To Class?It's almost certain the face-to-face learning students have always known is not what they'll encounter in the fall.
Connecticut Gov. Cancels In-Person Classes For Rest Of School YearThe state's largest teachers union, the Connecticut Education Association, praised Lamont's decision.
New Jersey Schools Closed For Remainder Of Academic Year, Gov. Murphy SaysStudents and staff will continue with remote learning until schools break for summer.
Coronavirus Update: New Jersey Extends School Closures To At Least May 15“Let me be perfectly clear, there’s nobody who wants to open the schools more than I do,” said Gov. Phil Murphy during his daily coronavirus briefing.