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High COVID Rates in East New York Might Cause Local Schools To Remain Closed

Last week Mayor DeBlasio and Chancellor Richard Carranza closed schools citywide as the city reached the 3% threshold that was established...

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NYC Schools Preparing to Go to Full Remote Learning. Are They Ready?

Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat New York Nov 12, 6:57pm EST Amid a steady upward climb in coronavirus cases, Mayor Bill de Blasio is sticking to...

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UFT and NYC Teachers Score Victory With $900 million Back Pay Decision  

An almost decade-long battle has seemingly come to an end. On October 9, 2020, an independent arbitrator ruled that New York City has to...

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Rising Teacher COVID-19 Cases and School Ventilation Issues Raise Concerns About School Reopenings

by Chanell Turner / NYCTeachers.com “Let’s just get real—an open window is not gonna cut it.” Monona Rossol, an...

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16 NYC Teachers Test Positive for COVID 19 As Schools Prepare To Open To Students In Less Than 2 Weeks

UFT President, Michael Mulgrew, announced today that 16 New York City teachers have tested positive for COVID-19. These teachers were...

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NYC DOE REOPENING OF SCHOOLS: SAGE AND SAFE OR STUPID AND SKETCHY?

by Alicia Whitney The fight against the pandemic all over the world has proven to be a disruptive one. Several sectors of different...

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NYC Schools Face a Deficit of 150 Nurses Amid School Reopening Plans

Even though city officials have made strides to create safer conditions for students and teachers in New York City as a result of the...

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Official School Opening Schedule for NYC Department of Education Schools

Here’s the Official NYC Department of Education Calendar September 8, 2020 – All staff report to their schools for professional...

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Join the Livestream Discussion: Going Back to School During COVID Pandemic

Mayor DeBlasio and Richard Carranza, the New York City School Chancellor, have announced that NYC Public Schools will open later this...

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New York City Preparing To Open Schools in the Fall Without A Plan That Makes Sense And With a Test & Trace System That Lacks Equity

New York City is desperate and under pressure to open schools in the Fall without a plan that makes sense. New Yorkers are still testing...

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