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Not even two months into the hybrid learning program of New York City's public schools, and coronavirus has seemingly won again. Positivity rates have hit 3 percent on a weekly rolling average, and as promised, Mayor Bill de Blasio has closed physical school campuses beginning today. more
That’s the findings recently announced by city council Speaker Corey Johnson and his education chair, Councilman Mark Treyger, after a study of remote class attendance since the start of the academic year. more
Although it should be no surprise to anyone paying any attention to city politics, New York City’s comptroller Scott Stringer is now officially running to succeed Bill de Blasio in the mayor’s office. more
Opening public schools for the fall is something Mayor Bill de Blasio has been pushing quite heavily — even before he got the go-ahead from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. But accomplishing it is something that is going to take some serious planning — something people like council Speaker Corey Johnson doesn’t feel there’s been enough of. more
In the 12 days leading up to July 1, when the new budget fiscal year was slated to begin in New York City, a crowd of protesters occupied City Hall Park on Centre Street in Manhattan in an effort to pressure the city council and Mayor Bill de Blasio to defund the New York Police Department. more
Social distancing makes it difficult to have the wedding of a couple's dreams, but it doesn't mean they can't get married at all. Now couples looking to tie the knot can loop their way through all the red tape, without having to leave home. more
Mayor Bill de Blasio admits the New York City Gov. Andrew Cuomo saw on Saturday is a bit different from the one he sees when he gets out and about. But all the same, the mayor says he's following Cuomo's directive and putting together a more specific plan that will discourage people in the city from congregating while the coronavirus crisis continues. more
Yesterday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo took a tour of New York City — the metropolitan area hardest hit so far by the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 — and didn't like what he saw. Not at all. more
Jessica Haller, who is trying to succeed Andrew Cohen to represent this community on the city council, isn’t alone about taking her campaign virtual. more
With federal and state officials working on various plans to try and bring money into areas like New York City most affected by the coronavirus, city council Speaker Corey Johnson is proposing a plan of his own, with the hopes Washington will be willing to pick up the $12 billion price tag. more
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