Amid Worries Over Internet Access, NYC Orders 40,000 More iPads Ahead of Summer School

The New York City education department will order 40,000 more internet-connected iPads primarily for summer school students, which could be a boon for families poised to lose connection as free broadband deals... Read more »

NY Board of Regents taps its own chancellor to become interim education department commissioner

New York’s Regents Chancellor Betty Rosa will resign from her post to assume the role of interim commissioner for the state education department, the Board of Regents announced Tuesday. The Board of... Read more »

Cuomo taps Gates Foundation to ‘reimagine’ what schooling looks like in NY

The state of New York is tapping the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to “reimagine” education and virtual schooling as millions of students learn from home amid the coronavirus pandemic. Gov. Andrew... Read more »