United Federation Of Teachers President Blasts NYC After 22 School Staff Members Test Positive For COVID-19: 'We're Doing Our Jobs, You Do Yours'The DOE insists this is the safest major city to reopen schools and will not open if the infection rate goes above 3%.
School Year Gets Off To Rocky Start With Students, Teachers Testing Positive For COVID-19 Throughout Tri-State AreaTeachers call what happened in a short time a "dress rehearsal for disaster for our school communities."
NYC Public Schools Postpone In-Person Learning Until Sept. 21Schools had originally been set to reopen on Sept. 10.
NYC Preparing For 1st Day Of School, As Teachers Union Continues To Negotiate ConditionsCity schools are getting ready to welcome back students in just over a week. But many parents feel not everyone is on the same page as to how it's all going to work.
NYC DOE, Teachers Union Reach Agreement On Guidelines For Upcoming School YearMayor Bill de Blasio insists New York City public schools will be ready to reopen for the first day of class on Sept. 10.
Mayor De Blasio, Schools Chancellor Carranza Stand Firm On Back To School Plan, Pledge 'If It's Not Safe, We Won't Reopen'De Blasio introduced a "Back To School Pledge," highlighting the amounts of hand sanitizer and PPE available in schools, among other aspects of the city's preparations.
UFT President: All Students, Adults Must Have Evidence They Don't Have COVID-19 Before Being Allowed Back In SchoolThe union representing New York City teachers is demanding uniform safety measures before agreeing to allow its members to go back to school.
New York City Principals Group Calls For Delay To In-Person LearningThe Council of School Supervisors and Administrators says the city has failed to give schools enough time implement coronavirus safety protocols by the September 10th reopening.
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.
Coronavirus Update: Some NYC Teachers Furious They Have To Work On Passover, Good FridaySome New York City teachers are outraged they have to work on two major religious holidays and some may call in sick.
Coronavirus Update: 3rd Death In N.Y. Linked To COVID-19, Radical Change Coming To NYC RestaurantsGov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday a third coronavirus-related death in New York State, a 79-year-old woman admitted to a hospital in New York City within the past week.
Coronavirus Update: New York City Public School Teacher Under Self-Quarantine, Mayor Discusses Protocol For SchoolsThe teacher reportedly spent days in the classroom with her students when she returned from a winter vacation.
Teachers Union Treats NYC Students To Free Prom OutfitsSo many gowns, so little time.
Kids From Across Tri-State Area Bring Energy, Excitement To World Cup Championship ParadeUFT President Michael Mulgrew said he U.S. women's soccer team exhibits a great work ethic and competitive spirit that can inspire student athletes -- especially girls.
Teachers' Union: NYS Should Put Brakes On Plans For More Charter SchoolsThe union said there are 2,500 vacant seats in New York City's charters schools. That's why it wants to put the brakes on plans for more.