The NYC DOE is once again delaying the start of the 2020-2021 academic term.
During today's press briefing, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced that only 3K, pre-K and District 75 schools will begin in-person learning on Monday, Sept 21—the date in which all NYC schools were set to begin blended learning. K–5 and K–8 schools will reopen for in-person learning on Sept 29. Middle schools and high schools will reopen for in-person learning on Oct 1.
However, remote instruction will begin citywide on Monday for those whose in-person start dates have been delayed, according to NBC.
Mayor de Blasio has announced a new phased opening plan for on-site instruction in New York City public schools. https://t.co/P3q2AILnBv— UFT (@UFT) September 17, 2020
The Mayor is expected to speak more on this change today. As soon as more information becomes available, we'll be sure to update the 2020-2021 school calendar accordingly. In the meantime, explore free tutoring options from the NYPL and after-school programs such as virtual classes, pods and more.
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