Reema Amin

Chalkbeat
New York City’s Class of 2022 returned to school full time after two disrupted years. Four graduating high school seniors told us about how they’ve persevered.
But even as Mayor Adams lifted the mandate, he urged all New Yorkers to continue masking indoors.
State lawmakers strike a deal to give NYC’s mayor just half the four years he sought — and it’s tied to new checks on his power, as well as downsized classes.
The education panel rejected NYC’s funding formula in what is normally a routine vote. What does that mean for schools and the city?
The promise of more than $7 billion in federal COVID relief funding for New York City schools inspired some families and educators to dream big.
Recently released data show that 52% of public school students are fully vaccinated, though wide disparities remain.
Some education advocates called it a “scarcity” budget, with one group saying it would cause “irreparable harm” to students.
Graduation rates in New York City ticked up to 81% last school year, about 2 percentage points higher than the previous year.