StudentsFirstNY is working with our parent members and elected officials to ensure students’ and families’ needs are addressed in these unprecedented times.
Below are COVID-19 resources for New York families:
- Here are links to the latest COVID-19 updates from Governor Cuomo and Mayor de Blasio.
- Here are updates from the New York City Department of Education (DOE)
- And here is information about the DOE's proposal for the start of the 2020 academic school year.
- Here are updates from the New York State Department of Education.
- Information on Grab & Go Meals for ALL New Yorkers (Monday-Friday, 7:30 am to 1:30 pm)
- Information about changes in graduation requirements and Regents exams.
Important and thoughtful tips in this report from TNTP for schools to plan for the many challenges when students return to the classroom.
Additional Research from New York City public charter schools on remote learning:
- Achievement First
- KIPP NYC
- Success Academy
- Uncommon Schools Remote Learning
- NYC Charter School Center
- New York Charter Schools Association
We're also urging lawmakers in Washington D.C. to provide federal aid for all public school students and essential workers. You can help by posting a message similar to this or retweeting us:
Calling all public school supporters! Help ensure NY receives the funds our children need for public schools, hospitals and other essential services due to COVID-19 related cuts. Make your voice heard by asking Elected Officials in D.C. to take action: bit.ly/2YYCeKL