NYC students return to school but most not to classrooms

For most schoolchildren in New York City, Monday meant back to school, but not back to the classroom. Only pre-kindergarteners and some special education students ended a six-month absence from school buildings because of the coronavirus pandemic. 

NYC school delay fallout

Mayor Bill de Blasio says he is confident NYC schools will be able to meet the new timeline for returning students to in-person learning.

NYC delays in-person classes

New York City delayed the opening of the return to the classroom on Thursday, announcing that the return to in-person learning will happen in 3 separate phases.

NYC teacher’s union threatens to delay start of school

It’s less than two weeks until students in New York City are supposed to return to class for in-person learning, but the UFT is once again threatening to delay the start of school, claiming the city has failed to meet all of its promised safety measures.

Back-to-school preps underway across NYC

New York City’s decision to delay the start of school avoided what appeared to be an imminent teacher strike, but there are still a lot of unanswered questions about what teaching will look like this year.