Amid substantial pushback, the head of the San Francisco Board of Education said this week that the board was pausing plans to purge the district…View More San Francisco Pauses School Renamings to Focus on Returning Students to Classrooms
Having confused and angered Britons in the early stages of the pandemic, he is determined to make the step-by-step plan “irreversible.” By Mark Landler and…View More Johnson Lays Out a Cautious Path for Leaving the Lockdown
For Julie Zuckerman, an elementary school principal in Manhattan, last summer felt like one never-ending day filled with fear and confusion about New York City’s…View More New York Was the 1st Big School District to Reopen. Here’s What Happened.
The nation’s largest public school system will take another step toward a full reopening later this month by welcoming middle school students back into classrooms…View More N.Y.C. to Reopen Middle Schools, but Most Students Will Still Learn From Home
Randi Weingarten, the nation’s most powerful teachers union president, has a message: She wants to get students back in the nation’s classrooms. She spends 15…View More The Union Leader Who Says She Can Get Teachers Back in Schools
The Chicago Teachers Union has reached a tentative deal with Mayor Lori Lightfoot to partially reopen the city’s schools for in-person classes starting this week,…View More Chicago Teachers Tentatively Agree to Return to Classrooms
To assess how public schools have navigated the pandemic and the impact on students, The Times examined seven representative districts. The answers were strikingly different.…View More 13,000 School Districts, 13,000 Approaches to Teaching During Covid
Lizzy Palermo says she was one of the few students in her suburban Georgia high school who consistently wore a mask to classes in the…View More A School District Vowed to Stay Open, Until Its Staffing Ran Out
It was a tough fall semester for many American colleges and universities, with declining enrollment, canceled classes and sporting events, widespread Zoom fatigue and enough…View More Some Colleges Plan to Bring Back More Students in the Spring
[Want to get New York Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.] It’s Monday. Weather: Rain, sometimes heavy, with wind gusting up to 50 m.p.h. and…View More New York Shifts Its Thinking and Reopens Elementary Schools
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Sunday that he would reopen public elementary schools, abruptly shifting policy in the face of widespread criticism that officials…View More New York City Will Reopen Elementary Schools and Reduce Hybrid Learning
It was just hours before Mayor Bill de Blasio would reveal that New York City had reached a test positivity rate that would trigger the…View More How de Blasio Backed Himself Into a Corner on Closing Schools
This is the Coronavirus Schools Briefing, a guide to the seismic changes in U.S. education that are taking place during the pandemic. Sign up here…View More How Will Biden Approach School Reopenings?
Over the next two weeks, over one million parents in New York City must make a wrenching decision: Should they send their children into classrooms…View More Parents in N.Y.C. Public Schools Now Face This Agonizing Choice