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Sep
29

Massive school safety agent shortage looms in NYC as vaccine mandate set to take effect

From Chalkbeat: More than 5,000 school safety agents guard the doors and hallways of New York City’s roughly 1,600 schools. This coming Tuesday, hundreds of these officers, if not thousands, might come off the payroll, as the city’s vaccine mandate takes effect. Schools are trying to prepare for the fallout from the city’s vaccine mandate, […]

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Sep
29

Federal judge delays vaccine mandate for New York City teachers and staff

From Chalkbeat: New York City’s vaccination mandate for education department employees was put on hold after a federal judge on Friday night temporarily blocked it, officials said. The requirement to receive at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine was set to take effect close of business Monday, with unvaccinated staffers barred from entering schools […]

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Aug
26

Things are changing fast’: More schools requiring masks for all, vaccines for teachers

In just a week, more than a dozen of the country’s large urban school districts have shifted policies to require masks for all students and staff. And on Monday, the country’s largest school district announced it will require all school staff to be vaccinated, joining Chicago and Los Angeles.  New York City’s decision came just […]

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Aug
12

To keep Summer Rising running at one Bronx site, each day brings a new staffing puzzle

From Chalkbeat: In the brightly lit library at P.S. 382/M.S. 447 Creston Academy in the West Bronx, middle schoolers excitedly jostle around a camera to record interviews of each other. Across the hall, in the cafeteria, elementary school students draw self-portraits in quiet concentration. In the auditorium, hip hop thumps as rising middle schoolers on […]

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Jul
13

NYC teachers unions talks potential fall teacher shortage

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