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As Children Lead NYC COVID Rates, Blind Spots Remain In School Testing Strategy
Parents are also reporting their children are being removed from the city’s opt-in testing program after only a first dose of vaccine.
Dec 7, 2021 4:24 PM
Federal Court Clears Vaccine Mandate For NYC Public School Staff
Mayor de Blasio says all adults in public schools now have until Friday at 5 p.m. to get a COVID shot or they’ll be replaced on Monday.
Sep 27, 2021 9:30 PM
Fearing Staff Shortage, NYC Teacher And Principal Unions Push To Delay Vaccination Mandate
"Despite our repeated warnings, the city is ill prepared for the impact of the vaccination mandate on staffing in schools and early childhood centers with just four days to go before it takes effect."
Sep 23, 2021 5:56 PM
NYC Teachers Union Fights For Medical And Religious Exemptions To COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate
The United Federation of Teachers said the city is not cooperating in carving out medical and religious exemptions to the COVID-19 vaccination mandate, which goes into effect September 27th for 148,000 DOE employees.
Sep 4, 2021 12:37 PM
NYC Says It Will End Absent Teacher Reserve Formerly Known As "Rubber Rooms"
The move may close the chapter on the city’s infamous Rubber Rooms.
Jun 9, 2021 6:31 PM
NYC To Install COVID Vaccine Clinics At 4 Bronx Schools
The plan is to eventually roll out the vaccination sites to schools in all five boroughs.
Updated: Jun 4, 2021 12:00 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
"We're In For Another Fight": City Breaks $900M In Deferred Compensation Deal To Public School Teachers
A spokesperson for City Hall said, "This action is necessary to avoid painful layoffs."
Oct 9, 2020 10:35 AM
Teachers' Union Vows Not To Trust Health Department While Brooklyn School Temporarily Closes After Two Reported COVID Cases
Meanwhile, city education officials insist the first day of in-person school will still happen Monday.
Sep 15, 2020 5:43 PM
NYC Teachers Stage "Work Out," Saying Schools Are Not Safe To Enter
"Things that are not getting done the way they need to be."
Sep 14, 2020 12:28 PM
Teachers' Union Says There Are At Least 16 COVID-19 Cases Among School Staff
Since testing is not mandatory for the DOE staff, these results are coming from employees who underwent testing on their own.
Sep 10, 2020 6:33 PM
UFT Warns Teachers Not To Enter School Buildings As Principals' Union Pleads For More Staffing
"Do not go in,” a union official wrote. “School buildings should re-open only when proven to be safe.”
Aug 28, 2020 5:10 PM
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