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June 24, 2020 11:01 AM

The Y, and New York City's Department of Education, have been caring for tens of thousands of children during the pandemic. Neither has had reports of coronavirus clusters or outbreaks.

June 19, 2020 03:12 PM

Graduating senior Cole Phillips lost his sight right before his freshman year. Rugenia Keefe was there to assist him in school. But, she says, Phillips was the one who got her through a dark time.

June 16, 2020 11:58 AM

Lainy Morse, a preschool teacher, dreads going back to a classroom filled with kids who don't understand hand-washing or social distancing. And she'd make less than she does on unemployment.

June 16, 2020 11:07 AM

From online soccer to missing Grandma, children all over the country sent us postcards about their lives. Along the way, they gave us a glimpse of what it's like to be a kid right now.

May 29, 2020 11:00 AM

Our video gaming columnist says she was a reluctant student as a child — but video games, even non-educational ones like the Assassin's Creed series, helped her get interested in learning.

May 29, 2020 09:03 AM

The legal cases argue that online classes don't have the same value as on-campus ones.

May 26, 2020 09:00 AM

With state income and sales tax revenues crashing, one expert predicts, "We're about to see a school funding crisis unlike anything we have ever seen in modern history."

May 22, 2020 09:07 AM

Colleges might be able to reopen their campuses if they're able to frequently test their students. But can they get tests --- and with budgets already squeezed, will they be able to afford it?

May 19, 2020 11:03 AM

A photojournalist checks in on the critters — including Holly the tortoise and Frisky the frog — who have relocated from her son's Brooklyn school during the pandemic.

May 16, 2020 10:22 PM

"This pandemic has fully, finally torn back the curtain on the idea that so many of the folks in charge know what they're doing," Obama told students from historically black colleges and universities.