Scores Of NYC High Schoolers Walk Out Of Classes Demanding Remote Learning During COVID Surge
While precise numbers were not immediately available, organizers estimated hundreds of students participated, with about 400 students walking out at Brooklyn Tech alone.
Updated: Jan 12, 9:00 AM
Latest Data Shows NYC Public School Classes Are 5% Smaller
The education department attributes the reduction to a pilot program to reduce classes at 72 schools, as well as an increase in funding at many schools resulting from an infusion of state money and federal stimulus dollars.
Dec 3, 2021 3:03 PM
NYC Must Give Teachers With Medical And Religion Exemptions Non-Classroom Work, Arbitrator Finds
The city had originally required all school staff—teachers, administrators, and other employees—to be vaccinated by September 27th.
Sep 11, 2021 10:47 AM
Will Last Summer's Firework Boom Return To NYC?
A fireworks store owner said of 2020, "The demand exceeded supply ten times. Inventory couldn't keep up."
Jun 10, 2021 12:20 PM
Buttigieg Observed Some Highways Have A Racist Past. Here's What That Meant In NYC
A quick history lesson.
Apr 11, 2021 8:22 PM
NYC Launches Care Program For 'Long Haul' COVID Patients
The program will open a new clinic for long-haulers in Bushwick, complementing others in Queens and the Bronx.
Apr 8, 2021 2:15 PM
The City's ‘Two-Case’ Rule On School Reopenings Didn’t Follow CDC Policy. So What Comes Next?
Here's what health experts recommend instead of the controversial policy that led to frequent school closures.
Apr 7, 2021 3:59 PM
How To Score A COVID-19 Vaccine In NY Now That Every Adult Is Eligible
Many may be lost in the maze of sign-up websites and feel their patience tested. Take some slow, deep breaths and check out these tips.
Updated: Apr 23, 2021 12:15 PM
Bronx Democrat Ritchie Torres Wants Billions More For Public Housing Repairs Under Biden's American Jobs Plan
President Joe Biden proposed $40 billion in public housing funds. Dozens of congressional Democrats are calling for $70 billion.
Apr 4, 2021 3:47 PM
Coalition Calls On NYC Leaders To Kick Cars Off 25 Percent Of City Streets
A large coalition wants the mayoral candidates to envision more streets without cars, and more bike lanes by 2025.
Mar 1, 2021 7:01 AM
Two Vaccine Sites, Each For 3,000 People A Day, To Open In Queens And Brooklyn
York College and Medgar Evers College will house the state’s largest vaccination sites to date.
Feb 10, 2021 7:05 PM
[UPDATE] Winter Storm Warning In Effect As NYC Braces For Another Half Foot Of Snow
Much of the area has been placed under a winter storm warning until 9 p.m. this evening.
Feb 7, 2021 10:18 AM
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