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Coronavirus Update

Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza announced the City will move towards a new Remote Learning Model for all school days through Spring Recess. Students will not report to school buildings for instruction during this time. 

Monday, March 16, 2020, there will be a one-day full system closure. However breakfast and lunch will be available at every building through grab-and-go meals.

For the remainder of this week, teachers and administrators will participate in professional development on remote learning, and students will begin picking up materials for continued instruction.

The schedule, as we move to remote learning, is as follows: 

  • Monday, March 16: Citywide closure. Students, teachers, and principals do not report.  
  • Tuesday, March 17: Thursday, March 19: All staff reports. Teachers and principals participate in professional development on remote learning. 
  • Thursday, March 19-Friday, March 20: Students who need it will be able to begin process of picking up the technology necessary for remote learning. More guidance to families will be sent this week. 
  • Monday, March 23: Remote learning launches, with additional guidance provided throughout the week of the 23. 

For the latest information on the Coronavirus, vist the NYC DOE website and the NYC Department of Health website. 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) for NYC Schools and Families [PDF]