NYC’s ‘Situation Room’ is Supposed to Respond Quickly to School COVID-19 Cases. It’s Not Working, Council Members Say.
The program, critics say, has been riddled with glitches — including long waits for test results, conflicting guidance for principals and confusing letters to families.
New teachers plus tech issues and few counselors could add up to remote instruction troubles with 178K students expected to need help, educators say.
Slammed by coronavirus shutdown orders, the folks who make the seaside Brooklyn amusement mecca run say rent breaks and loans may be their best hopes.
Self-reporting by facilities and lack of testing keep families in the dark about the tragic spread of coronavirus among elderly and ailing residents.
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Councilmember Mark Treyger, urged the city to expand its testing amid troubling findings in elementary schools.