The coronavirus has changed schooling in New York into something unrecognizable.
If New York schools do reopen this fall, it’s likely that remote learning will still play a major role.
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Governor Cuomo watching as subway cars get disinfected for COVID-19 on May 2, 2020.
Reviews are in for the first planned overnight shutdown of the subways in 115 years.
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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that the state would keep schools closed for the rest of the academic year.
Cuomo finally gets behind de Blasio’s plan to keep schools shuttered.
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President Trump during the coronavirus update briefing on April 27th.
Trump repeatedly turns to immigration policies as bargaining chips with New York.
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The U.S. Supreme Court dismissed a gun rights case in New York City.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s dismissal of a gun rights case in New York City is not the end of the fight.
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New York State's unemployment system has failed New Yorkers during the COVID-19 crisis.
The site is running on tech from the 1970s. Now New Yorkers are suffering.
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A scattering of state Senators on the Senate floor March 29th.
The state Legislature appears unlikely to follow the New York City Council in voting-by-Zoom.
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COVID-19 has brought the debate over whether gig workers should be classified as employees to the forefront.
The council wants to extend sick leave to gig workers and have the state Legislature classify them as employees.
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Interim NYCT President Sarah Feinberg at the scene of a fire aboard a train at the Central Park North - 110th Street station.
The New York City Transit chief has hope for the system’s future. The challenge is getting there.
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Evening rush hour traffic on the Grand Central Parkway.
Implementation will be difficult, but the transit agency desperately needs money.
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