NYC Teachers are Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine. But When Will Schools Return to Normal?

NYC Teachers are Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine. But When Will Schools Return to Normal?

A worker verifies eligibility and registration of people in line to get COVID-19 vaccine at NYC Health Department Vaccine Hub at Hillcrest High School in Queens. – New York, NY – January 10, 2021 (Shutterstock) By Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat, THE CITY While teachers across New York City raced to sign up for coronavirus vaccines this […]

Principals Union Calls for de Blasio and Carranza to Give Up Control of Schools Amid New Reopening Chaos

Principals Union Calls for de Blasio and Carranza to Give Up Control of Schools Amid New Reopening Chaos

 NY Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, and Richard A. Carranza, Dept. of Education Schools Chancellor at a press conference in the Blue Room in NYC Hall. – New York NY/USA-January 17, 2019 (Shutterstock) By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat and Reema Amin, Chalkbeat, THE CITY In a stunning statement, leaders of the union representing New York City […]

Principals and Teachers Call on de Blasio to Delay the Start of In-Person School

Principals and Teachers Call on de Blasio to Delay the Start of In-Person School

Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYC Census 2020 Director Julie Menin go door-knocking to encourage New Yorkers to complete the census in South Richmond Hill, Queens. – NEW YORK, NY – JULY 29, 2020 By Reema Amin, Chalkbeat and Amy Zimmer, Chalkbeat, THE CITY As New York City hurtles toward a Sept. 10 school start […]

NYC School Reopening on Course for Delay, Union Leader Says

NYC School Reopening on Course for Delay, Union Leader Says

By Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat, THE CITY Citing an “alarming lack of direction” in the city’s plans for reopening school buildings, a Sept. 10 start date seems increasingly difficult to achieve, according to a letter sent this week by the head of the union that represents school administrators. “It is abundantly clear that the [Department of […]