NYC teachers union calls for weekly covid testing for some students as first school closes with at least 16 positive staff cases

From Chalkbeat: New York City’s teachers union called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to ramp up the frequency of random coronavirus testing in schools for students under 12, just one day after the city’s first school closure of the year due to widespread virus transmission among staff. The city should test 10% of students under […]

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No more snow days? Not so fast, says NYC teachers union.

“New York City students weren’t the only ones upset about losing snow days next school year. The city’s teachers union also cast a flurry of doubt on the move to remote instruction during inclement weather. The education department, for the second year in a row, said that canceling snow days would help the city reach […]

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