A multi-million dollar announcement means student-athletes at a Queens high school will soon have a place to compete. For years, City Council Member Adrienne Adams has been advocating for the funding; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
August Martin High School Receives $20 Million For Athletic Field ImprovementsA multi-million dollar announcement means student-athletes at a Queens high school will soon have a place to compete. For years, City Council Member Adrienne Adams has been advocating for the funding; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
New Law Requires Civics Instruction In NJ Middle SchoolsWith Gov. Phil Murphy's signature to make it official, New Jersey middle school students are now required to learn about voting.
Task Force Sends Recommendations For 'Healing-Centered' Schools To NYC Dept. Of EducationLocal leaders put forward recommendations to the New York City Department of Education on Thursday for finding new ways to tackle trauma in schools. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Healing-Centered Schools Task Force Sends Recommendations To Address Trauma At New York City SchoolsThe New York City Department of Education is looking for new ways to tackle trauma in schools after all that's happened in the past year. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reported.
Community Welcomes Staten Island High School Principal Being Discharged From Hospital After Fighting COVIDA Staten Island high school principal has been discharged from the hospital after fighting COVID for more than a month. The community rallied around him throughout the entire ordeal and was there to give him a warm welcome home Wednesday; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Some Parents Pushing For NYC Schools To Offer Fully Virtual Learning This FallThere are calls for school officials to have a COVID backup plan before kids head back to school this fall. There's a push to have a fully virtual option available for New York City school students; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Mask Debate Rages As COVID Cases ClimbThe country's leading infectious disease expert is weighing in on new back-to-school COVID recommendations, as New York City lawmakers are divided around safety protocols. CBS2's John Dias has the latest.
City Council Education Chair Speaks Out On COVID Protocols For The FallMark Treyger took to Twitter on Monday night and said, in part, the Department of Education should offer a fall remote option for kids not of vaccination age. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
Long Island Educators Combatting Pandemic-Related Learning Loss This SummerBoosted by $1 billion in federal stimulus money, school districts are working this summer to reclaim lost learning in unique, inventive ways. CBS2's Jennifer McLogan reports.
New Legislation Aims To Upgrade Schools, Combat Climate CrisisNewly proposed legislation aims to revitalize New York's public school system while combatting the climate crisis.
CDC Says Vaccinated Teachers, Students Won't Need Masks Indoors This FallVaccinated teachers and students do not need to wear masks indoors this upcoming school year according to new CDC guidelines put out Friday; Skyler Henry reports for CBS2.
New York City Announces Recovery Plan To Bridge COVID Learning GapNew York City is launching a $65 million plan to help students recover from the effects of the pandemic on schools. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Press Conference: Mayor De Blasio Announces NYC Academic Recovery PlanMayor Bill de Blasio's Thursday, July 8, 2021 briefing on COVID recovery and more in New York City.
NYC Investing $65 Million To Help Students Recover From COVID Learning GapNew York City is launching a $65 million plan to help students recover from the effects of the pandemic on schools.
COVID-19’s Impact On Newark Public Schools Coming Into FocusFor the first time, we’re getting a picture of the pandemic’s disruptive toll on learning in New Jersey’s largest school district. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
NYC Schools Welcome Students For Summer ProgramNew York City's summer school program kicked off Tuesday. For the first time, it isn't reserved for students with classes to make up but open anyone who wants to attend. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
NYC Summer Rising Program StartsNew York City's "Summer Rising" program starts Tuesday, combining summer school with summer camp.
N.J. High School Students Create Website To Help Peers With Pre-College OpportunitiesCBS2's Meg Baker has more on High School Navigator.
Tenafly Teams Up With Global Jewish Human Rights Organization For Education ProgramThe borough of Tenafly is teaming up with global Jewish human rights organization Simon Wiesenthal Center.
Police Investigating Student Rampage Following N.J. High School GraduationCBS2's Dick Brennan has more on the disturbing incident in Glen Rock.
New Jersey Offers New Guidance For Upcoming School YearLocal school districts will be able to set their own policies on masks this fall, barring a big change in COVID numbers.
New York City Students Celebrate End Of Difficult Year While DOE Prepares To Move ForwardThe rollercoaster of a year was delayed by negotiations over COVID protocols and marked by school closures due to COVID cases while juggling remote and in-person learning. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
NYC Schools Offer Tours To Show Parents COVID Safety PrecautionsEven though this school year is not over yet, New York City schools are already preparing for all students to return in the fall. Most have not stepped foot inside of a classroom since March 2020. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas visited a school in Queens and shows us how they're easing parents' concerns.
Community Health Academy Of The Heights Overcomes Tough Odds With 90% Graduation RateIt's graduation season, and this year, students are thankful to celebrate their achievements in an almost-normal atmosphere. One public school in Washington Heights has overcome some tough odds and beat the average as they hand out their diplomas; CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.