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Coronavirus NYC schools
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
August 03, 2020 - 3:26 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a decision on school plans is coming within a few days, but noted that parents would make the final call as he criticized New York City's proposal.
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Nancy Harty
August 01, 2020 - 1:29 pm
Micro schools are popping up as more districts plan for remote learning this fall. A team of parent volunteers is working to help parents find childcare pods for their students. Read the story now.
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MLB Coronavirus
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Lynda Lopez
July 31, 2020 - 9:01 pm
Could Major League Baseball’s experience with coronavirus be a warning about reopening schools and workplaces?
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Coronavirus NYC schools
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 31, 2020 - 1:35 pm
New York City has unveiled its plans for dealing with positive coronavirus cases when schools reopen in the fall—and it includes potentially closing classrooms or even entire school buildings if cases are confirmed.
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NJ Teacher Protest
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Marla Diamond
July 30, 2020 - 3:50 pm
A group of New Jersey teachers gathered on Thursday to protest New Jersey’s decision to reopen schools in the fall.
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Coronavirus NYC schools
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Peter Haskell
July 29, 2020 - 2:52 pm
New Yorkers who went back to school in Lower Manhattan shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks are worried what the consequences might be if students return to school amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 27, 2020 - 4:08 pm
New Jersey schools will open in the fall, despite opposition from the state’s largest teachers’ unions, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday.
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Kristie Keleshian
July 24, 2020 - 6:15 pm
New Jersey officials on Friday provided more details on the reopening of schools this fall.
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Matt Bigler
July 24, 2020 - 7:00 am
While most school districts are planning to go virtual to start the new academic year, many preschools remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic despite what may seem like a risky time to have a child in school.
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Jim Taylor
July 18, 2020 - 3:30 am
It’s just about that time of year for back-to-school shopping, though you’d think the coronavirus pandemic would slow that down. You’d be wrong. Read more.
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