Rutgers University is canceling commencement. The announcement is controversial because there are still plans for a spring football game this month; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.

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Parents, Students Upset About Rutgers University's Decision To Cancel CommencementRutgers University is canceling commencement. The announcement is controversial because there are still plans for a spring football game this month; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Entire Senior Class At Bronx Charter High School Accepted Into CollegeIt was a big day for students at a charter high school in the Bronx. The entire senior class defied the challenges of the pandemic and learned Wednesday they were all accepted into college; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Yonkers Public Schools Honor Lives Of 10 Students Who Have Died In Recent YearsThe public school community in Yonkers told 10 families who have lost children that they will keep the memory of their loved ones alive; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Some Critical Of NYC Public Schools' Plan For Combined Italian Heritage/Indigenous People's DayThe legacy of Christopher Columbus has drawn attention in recent years. New York City Public Schools just wiped his name from the holiday calendar. In its place is a combination Italian Heritage/Indigenous People's Day, but critics say the day shouldn't be shared; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Ban On Interstate Indoor Youth Sports Competitions Will Be Lifted In New JerseyIn New Jersey, some more normalcy is coming for children who play sports.
Every Student In Bronx Charter School’s Senior Class Gets Accepted To CollegeA charter school in the Bronx is celebrating the graduating class of 2021. All 65 seniors have been accepted to colleges. CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
NYC Schools Will Switch To Remote Learning For Snow Days, Election DayIt's "so long" to Snow Days for New York City students.
NYC Releases 2021-22 School CalendarThe New York City Department of Education has released its calendar for the 2021-2022 school year.
Saint Joseph Hill Academy Prioritizing Students' Mental HealthOn Staten Island, one school system is using a special program to prioritize students' mental health; CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
NYC Schools Chancellor Calls On State To Eliminate SHSATThe results are in following the Department of Education's specialized high school admissions test, and some say it's the test that's not making the grade. The results show the percentage of Black and Latino students receiving offers is down again, and the schools chancellor is now calling on the state to eliminate the test; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
With Hate Crimes Surging, Lawmakers Want Minimum Standard Curriculum For Holocaust Lessons In NY SchoolsWith hate crimes surging in New York, critics say the state is failing to teach students a vital lesson. The state mandates schools have lessons about the Holocaust but does not specify what or how much. Lawmakers want to change that; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Younger Students Return To Jersey City Schools After 14-Month ShutdownJersey City Public Schools welcomed back thousands of students to partial in-person learning on Thursday. But the reunion came after the district went back and forth on its reopening plan, frustrating parents and local leaders. CBS2's John Dias reports.
Jersey City Public Schools ReopenJersey City public schools will be welcoming back thousands of students today, after the district went back-and-forth about the decision. CBS2's John Dias has the latest.
U.S. Supreme Court Set To Look At First Amendment Rights Of StudentsThe United States Supreme Court is set to look at the First Amendment rights of students. The debate focuses on a Pennsylvania high schooler who posted a vulgar Snapchat off-campus that got her in trouble; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
CT Becomes 6th State Ending Religious Vaccine ExemptionConnecticut Gov. Ned Lamont on Wednesday signed into law a bill ending religious exemptions for required school vaccines.
Freeport High School Students Participating In NASA CubeSat ChallengeIt was an exciting day on Long Island for some high school students after a successful test flight of technology they made from scratch. Even more exciting, NASA may choose to send it into orbit; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
NYC Public Schools Providing Students With More Access To Mental Health Support, ScreeningsMental health support has proven vital during the pandemic, and now New York City students will have access to more support and screenings in the future; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Newark Schools Expand In-Person LearningNewark public schools expanded in-person learning Tuesday, getting kids into classrooms more days out of the week.
Mixed Emotions As Thousands Of NYC Students Return To ClassroomsThousands of New York City students returned to their classroom for the first time in more than a year. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
More Students Return To NYC Schools, As ‘Summer Rising’ Sign-Ups Begin51,000 blended learning students were part of the last group to register for in-person classes. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
More NYC Students Head Back To ClassMore students will return to New York City schools today.
Mayor De Blasio: 100% Of NYC's School Bus Fleet Will Be Electric By 2035New York City school buses are going green to reduce pollution.
Jersey City Schools Reverse Course On Decision To Stay All-Remote Through FallJersey City schools have reversed course on the decision to stay all-remote through the fall. Starting next week, some students will be back in the classroom, but the decision comes comes after a lot of flip-flopping, which angered parents; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Road To Reopening: U.S. Secretary Of Education Visits White Plains SchoolsThe U.S. Secretary of Education on Thursday visited Westchester County, where one district has seen 90% of its elementary students return to five-day-a-week in-person learning; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.

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