New York schools staying closed through spring, Cuomo says

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York schools and colleges will remain closed through the rest of the academic year because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Democrat announced Friday that the order applies to 4.2 million students statewide. It continues a shutdown order that had been set to expire May 15.

After-school programs help NYC kids ‘rock out’ across the boroughs

The coronavirus pandemic is not stopping thousands of underprivileged New York City school students from virtually ‘rocking out’ across the five boroughs after-school. New York Edge, the largest provider of after-school programming in New York City, has partnered with E Street Band member Steven Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation to teach rock online to students so they can stay connected through the universal language of music.

Remote learning a challenge for teachers, students

With no plans to open schools in our area anytime soon, remote learning has been a frustrating experience for teachers, students and parents. FOX 5 NY spoke with experts about how to deal with the stress of it all.