- How de Blasio Backed Himself Into a Corner on Closing Schools
- Nov 24, 8:23 AM: He says that he has celebrated educators more than any mayor in the last 20 years, but Bill de Blasio has taken heat from all sides about school policy during the pandemic.
- At many LI private schools, in-person learning still the norm
- > Nov 23, 8:29 AM: Many private high schools and middle schools on Long Island are doing in-person instruction for all students five days a week, in contrast to most public schools, turning running tracks and wrestling rooms into classrooms
- Martha MacCallum presses teachers' union head Weingarten on school closings: 'You're not listening to me'
- Nov 20, 9:29 AM: The Story" host Martha MacCallum tangled with American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten Thursday night over New York City's decision to close public schools to in-person instruction.
- ‘Remote Learning Is Not Working’: Shutdown Hurts Children, Parents Say
- > Nov 20, 9:27 AM: Across the city, parents and elected officials — including many who did not initially support the mayor’s push to get children back into schools — registered their dismay and frustration over the closure of all the city’s
- Opinion: More than ever, fix remote learning
- > Nov 19, 9:25 AM: At a time of unprecedented disruption and insecurity for families across the nation, last-minute news of New York City’s decision to indefinitely close schools starting Thursday is more evidence of the disorganization and
- New York City to Close Public Schools Again as Virus Cases Rise
- > Nov 19, 7:51 AM: New York City’s entire public school system will shut on Thursday, signaling that a second wave of the coronavirus has arrived as the city is still struggling to revive from its devastating spring, when it was a global
- Opinion: United Federation of Teachers is proving itself the enemy of New York’s parents
- > Nov 18, 1:49 PM: Since New York City first went into lockdown in March, no single event has had a more direct positive impact on my family than the reopening of in-person schooling. My middle-school-aged son looks forward to going to
- Free learning pods provide much-needed option for city families
- > Nov 18, 1:43 PM: As the pandemic forced schools to shift to various combinations of in-person and virtual classes, learning pods became an answer for some students. But not every family can afford to hire private tutors for their children.
- Archdiocese: If NYC shutters schools, Catholic schools may remain open
- > Nov 17, 7:25 AM: The Archdiocese of New York said its schools will stay open if it's safe to do so, even if New York City shutters its public schools. In this file photo, a student gets their temperature check before entering at Blessed
- Opinion: NYC’s school leaders fail poor children even as they cry about ‘equity’
- > Nov 17, 6:29 AM: It is the comparatively disadvantaged — the poor, the broken-familied, kids with special needs — who are hammered hardest by the disruptive, logistically caddywhompus, alienating and educationally piss-poor system of
- New York City Schools Stay Open After Shutdown Warnings
- Nov 16, 8:50 AM: Mayor de Blasio had told parents to prepare for an end of in-person learning, but Covid-19 data over the weekend remained low enough to forestall a closure.
- Thousands of disheartened families yanking kids out of NYC public schools
- > Nov 16, 7:44 AM: Dissatisfaction with the NYC public schools in the midst of COVID-19 is driving tens of thousands of families to switch their children to private or parochial schools, homeschool their kids or move out of the city, sources
- Largest charter school network in the country expands in Bronx’s Community Board 7
- Nov 13, 7:54 AM: KIPP, the largest network of public charter schools in the country, is expanding its footprint in the Bronx with two new schools coming to Community Board 7.
- Rochester charter school expands in-person learning to serve more families
- Nov 6, 7:39 AM: The Eugenio María de Hostos Charter School is working to expand how many students can be accepted for in-person learning.
- Bill de Blasio’s school failures have NYC parents stampeding to Catholic education
- > Nov 5, 6:39 AM: Schools run by the government shouldn’t have a monopoly on the term “public education.” Private and parochial schools of all faiths perform the same function. The best interests of students ought to dictate that tax
- J-D parents, frustrated by hybrid learning, start petition calling for 5 days in-person instruction
- > Nov 4, 9:43 AM: Several Jamesville-DeWitt parents have started a petition calling for the district to offer students five days a week of in-classroom instruction, which hasn’t been done since the coronavirus pandemic shut down schools in
- Enrollment Is Dropping in New York City Schools, Parents Say
- Nov 4, 8:00 AM: Families moving kids to private schools, Hamptons seek less confusion and more in-person learning
- NYC Catholic schools seeing new interest, applications from public school families
- Nov 3, 6:52 AM: City Catholic schools are seeing a surge of interest from disaffected public school families, parochial officials told the Post.
- Parents in N.Y.C. Public Schools Now Face This Agonizing Choice
- Nov 3, 5:51 AM: Only one in four students have returned to classrooms. The remainder have two weeks left to decide if they’ll go back, too.
- New York State rekindles fight over private-school curriculum standard
- > Nov 2, 8:17 AM: The New York State Education Department has announced a series of public meetings in the coming months as it develops a “substantial equivalency” curricular policy for religious and private schools.
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