COVID In NYC: Schools Switching To All-Remote Learning Starting ThursdayMayor Bill de Blasio said earlier this week if schools must close, he will work with the state to reopen them as soon and safely as possible.
Mayor De Blasio Says If City COVID-19 Positivity Rate Goes Above 3% Schools Will Close The Next DayOnly a day after Gov. Andrew Cuomo imposed new coronavirus pandemic restrictions, there was a threat from Mayor Bill de Blasio to close New York City schools if the infection rate continues to rise.
Mayor De Blasio Claims City Cannot Afford $900 Million Owed To Teachers, Citing Fiscal Crisis Caused By PandemicAfter an ugly battle with the teachers union over the opening of schools, Mayor Bill de Blasio and the union are duking it out again.
Schools: The New Normal | New York City Parents Worry Staffing Concerns Put Tuesday Opening In JeopardyThe school year for most of New York City's 1.1 million students officially starts next weeks, but are schools and the de Blasio Administration ready?
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.