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Why NY colleges should start preparing for monkeypox now
College students, who often live and socialize in close quarters, may be at higher risk, public health experts say.
Aug 5, 5:01 AM
Coronavirus Stats, School Edition: Tracking Outbreaks In NYC Education
These charts show the status of COVID-19 in New York City schools.
Updated: Feb 3, 4:00 PM
NYC Public Schools Open Doors To All Students For First Time Since Pandemic's Start
“This is a tremendous day for all of New York City."
Sep 13, 2021 10:25 AM
NJ Students Head Back To Classrooms With A Mix of Anxiety, Nerves
"Just like standing outside and welcoming them into the building, I get the energy of them right away," one principal said.
Sep 9, 2021 9:37 AM
NYC’s Plan For Testing Unvaccinated Students Allows Parents To Opt Out—With No Consequences
If too many parents decline, some critics worry that the testing pool will be too limited to detect cases and catch outbreaks as they boil over.
Sep 1, 2021 1:08 PM
President Of NYC Teachers' Union Stands Behind Controversial Two-Case COVID Closure Rule
Michael Mulgrew says he's not ready to relax social distancing rules yet either.
Mar 18, 2021 5:17 PM
As Middle Schoolers Return To Classrooms, De Blasio Hints At Reopening Enrollment For In-Person Learning
As middle schools reopened for in-person classes Thursday, some parents frustrated with being locked out of hybrid learning say they shouldn’t be tied to a choice they made months ago in the fall.
Feb 25, 2021 3:06 PM
Back To School In New Jersey Has Never Looked Like This
As thousands of students returned to class, most logged on virtually and some returned to a reconfigured classroom.
Sep 12, 2020 11:16 AM
City Is "Using Us As Science Experiments": Some NYC Teachers Preparing To Reopen Schools Say They Don't Feel Safe
"We have to be the caregivers. We have to be the social workers. We have to be everything. And it's not fair."
Sep 10, 2020 9:13 AM
1.1 Million NYC Kids Go Back To School Today, And It Should Be A Very Interesting Year
Here are a few of the bigger changes we’re tracking during the 2019-2020 school year.
Sep 5, 2019 9:25 AM
Arts & Entertainment
MoMA PS1 Is Literally Going 'Back To School' On Friday Night
There will be "riffs on playground games, an economics class that explains the 2008 crisis through participatory choreography, and other unexpected interventions."
Updated: Sep 22, 2016 4:51 PM
Happy Back To School, NYC Students (And Parents)
The NYC public school system is the largest in the country, with 1.1 million students in over 1,700 schools.
Updated: Sep 9, 2013 9:33 AM
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