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Program News for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

July 13, 2020
NYSED presented the framework of guidance to help schools and school districts as they plan to reopen, whether that occurs in person, remotely, or a combination of the two.
July 13, 2020
The emergency regulations afford essential flexibility for educators, students and professionals to address issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
June 8, 2020
Four Regional Reopening Schools Task Force meetings will be held virtually to gather input needed to develop guidance and regulatory changes that will enable New York’s schools to continue safely educating their students this fall.
June 8, 2020
The emergency regulations afford essential flexibility for educators, students and professionals to address issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 12, 2020
The letters from Chancellor Rosa and Interim Commissioner Tahoe detail numerous critical areas in which federal funding is needed.
May 4, 2020
The Board of Regents adopted emergency regulations to provide important flexibility for educators, students and professionals to address issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 1, 2020
Closing schools for the remainder of the school year is the right decision to protect New York’s students, teachers and school staff.
April 29, 2020
In the coming weeks we will form a statewide task force made up of educational leaders, including superintendents, principals, teachers, parents, school board members and other stakeholders, to guide the reopening of our schools.
April 7, 2020
NYSED announced the cancellation of the June 2020 administration of Regents Exams and released updated graduation guidance.
April 6, 2020
The series of amendments address numerous issues resulting from the interruptions districts, institutions of higher education and licensed professionals are experiencing caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 3, 2020
The State Museum is offering behind the scenes virtual field trips, and we have added dozens of new options on our Continuity of Learning website.
April 2, 2020
The Board of Regents and the Department will do everything in our power to ease the uncertainty that this budget will place on New York’s students, parents, teachers, administrators and school communities.
March 20, 2020
In addition, a new dedicated website features remote continuity of learning resources for districts and teachers.
March 20, 2020
The administrations of the 2020 elementary- and intermediate-level State assessments have been suspended for the remainder of this school year.
March 18, 2020
The guidance assists school districts as they establish plans for alternative instructional options, distribution and availability of meals, and childcare.
March 15, 2020
In response to public health concerns related to COVID-19, the Cultural Education Center (CEC) is temporarily closed to the public.
March 13, 2020
Department to Provide Flexibility to Schools Affected by Closures Related to COVID-19
March 9, 2020
Guidance Requires Immediate 24-Hour School Closure If Staff or Student Attended School Prior to Being Confirmed Positive as COVID-19 Patient