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.

Homeless protests on Upper West Side

Protesters took their voices to Gracie Mansion on Sunday to oppose the city's plan to move around 300 homeless men from The Lucerne Hotel on the Upper West Side.

City moving homeless people from UWS hotel

The city’s plan to temporarily house homeless men in hotels on the Upper West Side has backfired, after people who live in the neighborhood threatened to sue the city over the policy.