The New York State Health Department could soon release new guidelines for reopening schools. School officials across the state are eagerly awaiting new safety requirements, but some schools aren't wasting any time and are getting ready now; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.

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School Officials In Harrison, NY, Hope To Have All Students Back Full Time In AprilThe New York State Health Department could soon release new guidelines for reopening schools. School officials across the state are eagerly awaiting new safety requirements, but some schools aren't wasting any time and are getting ready now; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
COVID-19 1 Year Later: The New SchoolCBS2's Hazel Sanchez has more on how school districts and families all over the Tri-State Area continue to deal with remote learning as a result of the pandemic.
Bronx Students Finally Receive Laptops Year Into PandemicSome New York City students are still without computers almost a full year into the pandemic. As CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports, the Bronx borough president's office is trying to make sure every student gets one.
NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza Stepping DownIn a surprise move, New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza is stepping down. The shake-up comes with less than 10 months to go in his tenure; CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
An Inside Look At The Importance Of Black Fraternities And SororitiesWhat exactly is the Divine Nine, and how are Black fraternities and sororities different from all the others? CBS2's Elise Finch reports.
Parents React To New Leadership At NYC Department Of EducationMeisha Porter will be the first Black woman to lead New York City's public schools. CBS2's Nick Caloway reports.
Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza Resigns From De Blasio AdministrationSchools Chancellor Richard Carranza suddenly announced Friday that he will step down, the latest top commissioner to flee the lame duck de Blasio administration in the middle of the pandemic. CBS2's Marcia Kramer reports.
New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza ResignsMayor Bill de Blasio touted Carranza’s leadership both before and during the pandemic. CBS2's John Dias reports.
New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza Stepping DownMayor Bill de Blasio held a news conference to announce Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza will be stepping down and he'll be succeeded by Meisha Ross Porter.
Mayor De Blasio On Middle Schools ReopeningMayor Bill de Blasio discusses reopening of middle schools and more in New York City.
New York City Public Middle Schools Reopen To StudentsNew York City Public middle schools welcome students back into the classroom for the first time in months. But students and teachers still have concerns. CBS2's John Dias reports.
NYC Middle Schools Reopen For In-Person LearningNew York City public middle schools will be welcoming students back to the classroom for the first time in months. CBS2's John Dias has the latest.
New York City Middle School Classrooms Reopen ThursdayNew York City takes another step on the road to reopening Thursday when middle schools welcome students again into the classroom.
Tri-State Area Educators, Parents Say It's Unfair To Make Students Take Standardized Testing Amid PandemicThe 2020-2021 school year and its challenges are unlike anything students have experienced before. Nevertheless, the federal education department released its guidelines mandating standardized testing; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
New Jersey Announces $1.2 Billion To Meet Students' Needs Amid PandemicIn New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy is outlining plans to address the impact the pandemic has had on students; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
New In-Person Learning Guidelines From New York State Education Department Cause ConfusionThere was some confusion regarding new guidelines from New York State on COVID-19 testing for students. Those new guidelines contradicted New York City public school protocols, but later Wednesday afternoon, the State Education Department changed its mind; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Manhasset School Officials Warn Parents About Super Spreader PartiesSchool officials in Manhasset, Long Island, are now warning parents about recent super spreader parties.
Maplewood-South Orange School District Sticking With All-Remote Learning IndefinitelyThe Maplewood-South Orange School District is all-remote indefinitely. The district says it can't staff the schools, and teachers are citing safety concerns; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
NYC Students Calling On Mayor De Blasio To Bring Back High School SportsStudent athletes across New York City are sick of being sidelined. They're calling on the mayor to bring back high school sports, which have been banned for nearly a year; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
CDC Outlines New Guidelines For Reopening K-12 Schools SafelyThe CDC has outlined new guidelines on reopening K-12 schools safely. It comes as many students in our area have not physically been in a classroom in nearly a year; CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Law Enforcement: Person Of Interest In Yale Killing May Be Hiding In GeorgiaCBS2's Dick Brennan has the latest on the shooting death of graduate student Kevin Jiang.
Parents Fear Kids Are Falling Behind In School As Remote Learning Stretches OnThis week, the Biden administration is set to announce safe ways for schools to return to in-person learning fulltime. The guidance can't come soon enough for parents who fear their kids are falling behind; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
NYC Middle School Teachers Worried About Returning To Classrooms Amid PandemicNew York City middle school students will be back in the classroom in the next couple of weeks, but some teachers say they're concerned COVID cases will go up, citing a delay in testing results and a slow vaccine rollout; CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.
Book Vending Machine A Pandemic Distraction At Harding Elementary School In KenilworthSince the pandemic has been such a downer for so many students, a school in New Jersey came up with a special project to spark some joy. CBS2's Meg Baker reports.

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