Twin Parks Montessori Expands Infant Program

SPONSORED: Twin Parks Montessori announces an expansion of its infant program at its Park West campus.  Our infant program is taught by highly qual … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bank Street School for Children to Reopen Full-Day/In-Person

SPONSORED: The Bank Street School for Children, an independent, coeducational nursery through 8th-grade school on the Upper West Side, believes … Read the rest of this entry >>

Columbia Undergrads to Go Full-Virtual for Fall Semester; Reopening Pushback Came from Several Groups

Columbia University President Lee Bollinger announced on Friday that the university will hold all of its classes online in the fall seme … Read the rest of this entry >>

Jewish Education, Wherever You Are

SPONSORED: For families on the Upper West Side, we know this school year is going to be different! But don’t leave Jewish education out of your child’s plans. Jewish Journe … Read the rest of this entry >>

Schechter Manhattan Reopening For Full-Time In-Person Learning This Fall: Virtual Information Session August 12, 8:00pm.

SPONSORED: Schechter Manhattan recently announced its plans to safely welcome students back to its building five days a week this f … Read the rest of this entry >>

Local Parents are Split About Returning to Schools, Fascinating Survey Shows

The unscientific survey of local parents that we conducted over the past 24 hours has yielded some fascinating results. Parents at both public and private schools are clearly struggling … Read the rest of this entry >>

Take Our Anonymous Survey to Answer the Big Question of the Week: Will You Send Your Kids Back to School in Person?

The city has given parents until this Friday to make a very difficult decision: will you send your child back to school this fall for a hybrid in-person and remote educ … Read the rest of this entry >>

Parent Group Calls for at Least 30% of Public School Learning to be Outdoors This Fall

Some Upper West Side parents have been pushing the Department of Education to move more activities outside when schools reopen this fall. The di … Read the rest of this entry >>

Comment of the Week: A Public School Teacher Asks the Tough Questions About Reopening

I am a public school teacher. Although I miss being in a school building and teaching my students – and recognize that remote learning … Read the rest of this entry >>

City’s School Plan Will Mix In-Person and Remote Learning; Local Parents See Challenges to Making it Work

The city released the first details of its public school reopening plan on Wednesday, and made it clear that most students will get a mix of remote and in-person learn … Read the rest of this entry >>

Lack of Guidance Leaves Columbia Students and Professors Unsure About The Fall

Columbia University’s administration has yet to announce whether it will hold fall classes in-person or remotely due to pandemic concerns, leaving students and profe … Read the rest of this entry >>

UWS Parents Want More Real-Time Video Teaching; Some Don’t Want Kids In School Before a Vaccine is Released

Parents spoke out in a meeting over Zoom on Thursday night about the successes and failures of remote learning during the pandemic. Students have been lea … Read the rest of this entry >>

Setting the Bar for Distance Learning at Schechter Manhattan

SPONSORED: Join Schechter Manhattan at a Virtual Info Session for prospective parents to speak with and hear from administrators, alumni, and parents of current students on June 4th at … Read the rest of this entry >>

Sign of the Times: A Lonely Graduation Photo

Amy Mosedale caught this telling moment in front of Butler Library at Columbia University as the sun set on Tuesday. A lone graduate … Read the rest of this entry >>

Mayor Says Schools Won’t Reopen This Academic Year But Governor Undecided; How is Remote Learning Going for You?

Public schools will be closed through the end of the academic year, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Saturday. That means remote learning is scheduled to con … Read the rest of this entry >>

New York City Public Schools Will Close Until At Least Monday, April 20

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Sunday that the New York City public schools will be closed starting on Monday, and will be closed until at least Monday, Apri … Read the rest of this entry >>

How the City Thinks About Closing Public Schools Due to Coronavirus: Local Councilmember Mark Levine Explains

What will happen if the coronavirus enters the New York City public school system with its more than 1.1 million students? Is the city ready and how will it res … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two More Private Schools and Juilliard Cancel Classes Due to Coronavirus; Activities for Older People Suspended

The Heschel School and Fordham University both canceled classes on Monday because of the coronav … Read the rest of this entry >>

Columbia and Barnard Cancel All Classes for 2 Days and Plan for Remote Learning After Person Placed in Quarantine

Columbia University and Barnard canceled classes on Monday and Tuesday after someone at the university was placed on quarantine, and the university ex … Read the rest of this entry >>

Channeling Coronavirus Concern into Charity, High Schoolers Prepare to Host Homeless Men Tonight

Amid growing anxiety about the coronavirus, a group of high school students decided to redirect their energy from worry to helping the homele … Read the rest of this entry >>