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  1. Why School Districts Are Bringing Back Younger Children First New York, Today

    New York City became the highest-profile example when Mayor de Blasio said elementary schools would reopen starting Dec. 7.

  2. Reopening Whiplash in New York City N Y T Now, Today

    Schools will reopen as abruptly as they closed — but only for some.

  3. New York City Will Reopen Elementary Schools and Reduce Hybrid Learning Metro, Yesterday

    Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an abrupt shift in managing schools during the pandemic. Officials had faced criticism that they prioritized activities like indoor dining over children’s well-being.

  4. How de Blasio Backed Himself Into a Corner on Closing Schools Metro, November 24

    He says that he has celebrated educators more than any mayor in the last 20 years, but Bill de Blasio has taken heat from all sides about school policy during the pandemic.

  5. Pandemic’s Fiscal Toll on New York City: 5 Takeaways Metro, November 24

    The city is already facing a nearly $4 billion budget gap next year, as recovery efforts from the coronavirus are hampered by evidence of a second wave.

  6. ‘Vision Zero’ Leader Is the Latest to Leave New York Mayor’s Team Metro, November 23

    The departure of Polly Trottenberg, the New York City transportation commissioner, is likely to signal a raft of departures from the de Blasio administration.

  7. New York City’s 3 Percent Problem Podcasts, November 23

    The nation’s largest public school system defied the odds to reopen for in-person classes. Eight weeks later, the schools are having to shut again.

  8. New York City Hit a 3% Positive Test Rate. Or Did It? Metro, November 22

    The city and state use different approaches for calculations. That has led to confusion and has a big impact on which restrictions are adopted.

  9. When New York City Schools Reopen, About 700,000 Students Won’t Be There Metro, November 20

    It is unclear when in-person instruction will restart, but the number of children who will return to classrooms has fallen short of the mayor’s predictions.

  10. Parents Erupt in Frustration as New York City Schools Close N Y T Now, November 20

    “Does the mayor think we’re all stay-at-home moms?”

  11. ‘Remote Learning Is Not Working’: Shutdown Hurts Children, Parents Say Metro, November 19

    As schools close again, frustrated and angry parents say the decision does not make the city safer.

  12. ‘Remote Learning Is Not Working’: Shutdown Hurts Children, Parents Say Metro, November 19

    As schools close again, frustrated and angry parents say the decision does not make the city safer.

  13. Closing Schools Alone Is Not Going to Stop the Coronavirus Op Ed, November 19

    Without federal help, states have no good choices. But is keeping students home the worst one to make first?

  14. ‘Just a Matter of Time,’ de Blasio Says of Limiting Indoor Activity Video, November 19

    Mayor Bill de Blasio of New York warned of further restrictions on indoor activity as the city approaches the Orange Zone.

  15. N.Y.C.’s Schools Shutdown, Explained Metro, November 19

    The mayor may wait until community spread of the virus stabilizes at a lower rate before reopening the buildings.

  16. As the Virus Surges, How Much Longer Can New York Avoid a Full Shutdown? Metro, November 19

    The state is banking on a variety of less disruptive mandates, even as public health experts and other officials warn that such measures may not be enough.

  17. New York City to Close Public Schools Again as Virus Cases Rise Metro, November 18

    In a big setback for the city’s recovery, the nation’s largest district will return to all-remote learning.

  18. ‘Rumble in the Bronx’ Fight Club Drew 200. The Sheriff Shut It Down. Metro, November 15

    The fight club would have been illegal even before the pandemic. Parties in Manhattan and Brooklyn this weekend were also closed down for violating pandemic rules.

  19. Did It Hit 3%? Why Parents and Teachers Are Fixated on One Number Metro, November 15

    Weeks after he managed to reopen the New York City school system, Mayor Bill de Blasio is facing fresh questions about if and when to close it.

  20. A Watchdog Accused Officers of Serious Misconduct. Few Were Punished. Metro, November 15

    An analysis by The New York Times found that the N.Y.P.D. has reduced or rejected recommendations for stiff discipline of officers in about 71 percent of 6,900 serious misconduct charges.

  21. New York City Is Poised to Close Schools N Y T Now, November 13

    Rising cases may end in-person teaching, even as restaurants remain open

  22. As Virus Cases Spike, Should Indoor Dining Be Allowed When Classrooms Close? Metro, November 13

    Science increasingly suggests classrooms can be kept open safely. But dining rooms pose a different problem.

  23. Europe Keeps Schools Open, Not Restaurants. The U.S. Has Other Ideas. Metro, November 13

    Science increasingly suggests classrooms can be kept open safely. But dining rooms pose a different problem.

  24. Coronavirus Surge in N.Y.: 5 Takeaways Metro, November 12

    New York and New Jersey have imposed new restrictions to curb a spike in coronavirus cases. 

  25. N.Y.C. Schools May Close Again, a Grim Sign of a Global Dilemma Metro, November 12

    The school system, the nation’s largest, has had strikingly few virus cases. Even so, the mayor may end in-person classes because the city’s overall rate is surging.

  26. New York City Must Hit Pause on Indoor Dining Editorial, November 11

    City and state officials, with an eye toward keeping schools open, should not wait to impose additional lifesaving restrictions.

  27. How N.Y.C.’s Conservative Bastion Became a Virus Hot Spot Metro, November 11

    Staten Island has bristled at coronavirus restrictions, but now has the highest positive test rate in the city.

  28. Affordable Housing for SoHo Editorial, November 10

    New York needs affordable housing in wealthy areas, too.

  29. Is a Second Wave Starting in N.Y.C.? Metro, November 10

    There's an alarming trend in the city: Coronavirus cases are on the rise as winter nears. The mayor is warning of tighter restrictions.

  30. Is a Second Wave Starting in N.Y.C.? Metro, November 10

    There's an alarming trend in the city: Coronavirus cases are on the rise as winter nears. The mayor is warning of tighter restrictions.

  31. ‘We Can Stop a Second Wave,’ N.Y.C. Mayor Says Video, November 9

    Coronavirus cases in New York are swiftly rising, and Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Monday that the city was “dangerously close” to a second wave that might mean more restrictions.

  32. N.Y.C. Dangerously Close to Second Wave, Mayor Says, as New Rules Loom Metro, November 9

    The spike in virus cases threatens the city’s recovery and could mean “a lot more restrictions,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

  33. How N.Y.C.’s Plan to Open Schools Fell Apart Interactive, September 17

    Mayor Bill de Blasio canceled the start of in-person classes for the country’s largest school system just three days before they were set to begin, sowing even more confusing among parents and educators.