Education

A teacher conducts class remotely at One World Middle School at Edenwald in the Bronx.
New York City prepares for the long haul.
The results from New York City's testing initiative at schools suggests young children are less susceptible to contracting and transmitting COVID-19.
New York City tested a significant portion of its students and teachers in early October. Out of 10,676 tests only 18 were positive.
A student at One World Middle School in the Bronx.
Remote attendance data was released for the first time.
The governor will meet with Orthodox Jewish leaders on Tuesday in NYC to discuss recent COVID outbreaks.
Coronavirus hot spots will face additional restrictions to avoid a wider citywide outbreak.
Students at P.S. 188 The Island School on September 29th.
Though the state restored aid payments, schools are still preparing for possible cuts in the future.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray welcoming Pre-K students back to school in Queens.
With the rest of the city’s in-person classes starting next week, challenges remain to prepare providers.
Students walking in to the first day of school at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academyon September 9, 2020.
Families in multigenerational homes and fears of the coronavirus drive choice to stay in virtual classrooms.
SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras.
Jim Malatras’ installation is either a power grab – or the university system’s only hope.
Bill de Blasio at Village Academy in Queens on August 12th.
A deal between Mayor Bill de Blasio and organized labor avoids a costly political fight.
As the school year starts up New York struggles to implement remote learning equitably.
Students left behind in the spring face the same technology issues this fall.
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