Two journalists, with five children between them, discuss what life is like with schools closed and kids at home.
An experimental program attempts to fill the void of shuttered public schools.
The coronavirus pandemic has forced a nationwide reckoning with the lack of internet connectivity and devices for students.
Ms. Romain ran a school for young people who fared better in a smaller setting; she was the first school employee in New York City to die of the coronavirus
Mr. Obey was a veteran school principal who took to marathoning and kept at it — 38 times in a row in the New York City Marathon.
Your kid’s constant questions might be annoying but they offer a unique chance to shape their developing brains
A mother of four talks about her newfound fame after her 90-second diatribe racked up millions of views.
Thousands of students living in shelters and doubled up in overcrowded apartments have not received web-enabled devices for online learning.
This week New York City’s public schools began remote learning. But for the more than 100,000 students who are homeless, virtual education may be out of reach.
We would like to hear from students about their experiences with remote learning, including what they like and what they don’t.
A stable family can help mitigate the long-term effects of quarantine on children.
Putting your child down doesn’t have to be a mystery or a battle of wills.
As my son’s temperature spiked, so did my anxiety.
Los estadounidenses de menos recursos económicos se van quedando sin opciones mientras la propagación del coronavirus genera despidos y cierres.
In northwestern Syria, children forced from their homes cannot remember a normal life. Volunteer teachers are trying to give them one.
The Trump administration suspended mandated standardized testing and offered loan relief to student borrowers, as the coronavirus shut down education.
The coronavirus has changed the way we all use our homes.
It’s not easy, even for professionals. Start with these sample lesson plans.
Americans with tight financial resources have fewer options as they navigate coronavirus closures and layoffs.
A bitter debate about diversity in the nation’s largest school system followed news last year that Stuyvesant High School had admitted just seven black students.
My kids are watching TV, playing video games and eating cookies. It’s fine.
The nonprofits that serve vulnerable communities were already stretched thin before the coronavirus.
School and events are shutting down, impacting children in unexpected ways. Here’s how to deal with the letdown.
As more and more schools close because of the coronavirus, a reporter talks about covering one family’s experience adjusting to online instruction.
El gobierno anunció que el curso semanal servirá para promover un estilo de vida saludable y activo. Pero algunos musulmanes temen que promueva algo más: el hinduismo.
Data compiled by two federal departments appear to show opposite trends. Some say the discrepancy undermines efforts to help those hit hard by the housing crisis and the coronavirus.
Zoom is where we work, go to school and party these days.
Education may be disrupted, but that doesn’t mean our kids have to lose out.
One of the first major cities to face coronavirus is now dealing with a child care shortage.
Here’s a list of great shows to keep kids ages 2 through 6, and their caretakers, occupied.
In China, many rural students lack the connections or hardware to learn remotely. More nations will confront the same reality as the outbreak spreads.
The government says the weekly course will promote a healthy, active lifestyle. Some Muslims fear it will promote Hinduism instead.
The threat of the virus, the school system’s most serious challenge in decades, means 1.1 million students need child care and other resources.
The city is closing its public schools, plus all the restaurants and bars, in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
What happens when working people are so vulnerable — without decent health care, child care and other forms of support — that it puts the whole city at risk?
Following days of pressure, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced plans to close the nation’s largest public school system.
Following days of pressure, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans to close the nation’s largest public school system.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said that it was a wrenching decision to close places that are the “heart and soul of the city.”
With coronavirus closings, tours for admitted students are off the table. Here are some workarounds in this time of social distancing.
For centuries, the United States has resisted a centralized public health policy. This week, as protective measures against the coronavirus varied county to county, Americans saw the cost.
Some Democrats, including Bernie Sanders, say the government-financed care and education of children should start at birth instead of at kindergarten.
They are a place of refuge for nearly 700,000 students. But they can’t protect them from a pandemic.
Hand washing can’t prevent our thousands of students, faculty and staff at Stuyvesant High from getting infected and infecting loved ones.
Saturday: California’s largest school districts have shut down, affecting more than 1,000,000 students across the state.
Facing pressure from parents, conflicting messages from experts and initial silence from the federal government, superintendents began making their own decisions to close.
As the coronavirus continues to spread, some parents think that sending their children to school and day care is too risky.
As markets plunge, investors are likely to see more pitches from annuity brokers peddling complex products. Buyer beware.
The mayor said the city would “try its damnedest” to keep public schools open. But the Council speaker just called for them to shut.
Educators experienced with remote learning warn that closures can affect children’s academic progress, safety and social lives.
One consequence of coronavirus: It will become more apparent that good online education is easier said than done.
High school students are turning to meme accounts on Instagram to get real-time updates on the new coronavirus.
Advice from experts and home-schoolers on what do with your children if their schools are closed.
One after the other, like dominoes, colleges announced that because of coronavirus fears, they were suspending classes and asking students to pack up and go.
The state now has 173 confirmed cases, and the local epicenter, New Rochelle, will turn into a "containment area."
The Education Department is offering colleges and universities flexibility on higher education rules as campus closures have begun to cascade.
Facing the threat of the coronavirus, schools around the country are trying a new experiment in distance learning on a mass scale. We followed one family through the experience.
Shutdowns could likely do more harm than good, since there’s little evidence that children are a major source of the spread.
State legislators are considering lifting part of a 1993 law forbidding yoga from public schools. Critics say it is an inherently religious, and “non-Christian,” practice.
Here is a growing list of public and private schools, as well as colleges and universities, that have suspended or altered classes in the local effort to curb the outbreak.
Columbia, Hofstra and Yeshiva universities canceled classes, and public schools in the suburb of Scarsdale will close for the week.
Two other students with special needs abused the girl over a 17-day period, and the driver did not report it until after the girl was raped, court papers say.
As the virus continues to spread across the country, schools are closing their doors in an effort to protect their students.
The city’s schools will probably stay open because they double as social service centers for hundreds of thousands of poor students.
“I miss my son, and I wish I could meet Allison,” said the groom’s mother, through tears, from Bangladesh. “I hope that one day we can all be together.”
Green Bank, W.Va., is home to a telescope so large that it requires near radio silence to operate, a technological restriction that has created a unique kind of modern childhood.
History teaches us that keeping children at home early in an outbreak can save lives.
It’s not just older Americans dying of “despair.”
El cierre de escuelas por el coronavirus es global. La velocidad y escala mundial de la suspensión de clases “no tiene precedentes”, advirtió Naciones Unidas.
A good poem can jolt our minds into thinking about the country’s most important stories in unexpected ways, our National editor writes.
Trump won’t stop talking and tweeting about them. But when it comes to immigration, what do Democrats actually believe?
In this lesson, learn how students are pushing to make colleges and universities more inclusive.
The reversal, which followed a bipartisan backlash, will last for only a year unless Congress permanently changes the program’s eligibility requirements.
First, a deeply offensive photo. Three students’ college plans were soon derailed, and a community closed ranks.
The global scale and speed of the educational disruption from the coronavirus epidemic is “unparalleled,” the United Nations said.
The artist’s design will be executed by students from Publicolor, an arts and education program, and Manhattan East School for Arts and Academics.
Protesters say the New York chancellor’s integration agenda harms their children, but he responds that it would benefit “all cultures and all ethnic groups.”
Rhode Island’s first coronavirus case is an administrator at a Catholic school, who came down with symptoms after a trip to Italy.
The election on Monday might break a yearlong political deadlock. But huge challenges in health, education and transit are decades in the making.