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COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

In response to the continuing COVID-19 public health emergency, the Governor’s Office has issued guidance on a reopening strategy for state agencies and authorities based on region. NYSED employees should visit our dedicated NYSED employee COVID-19 web page for guidance and resources on reopening.  We will continue to provide updates as new information becomes available.  

To our customers:  This emergency continues to significantly impact normal business activities and services provided by the New York State Education Department.  Please continue to expect delays in services, wait times and responses.  As a necessary precaution, access to all State Education Department buildings will be restricted to visitors until further notice.  Building access will be limited to state employees who have official duties within the buildings.  Please visit our dedicated COVID-19 web page for resources.  SED appreciates your patience as we navigate this public health emergency.

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The Board of Regents launched an initiative to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in schools across the New York State, Chancellor Lester W. Young, Jr. announced. 

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