Sophie Grosserode and Gary Stern – Rockland/Westchester Journal News | USA TODAY NETWORK – in the D&C on 7/16/2020 on page A2
Gov. Andrew Cuomo may not decide until early August whether schools will reopen in the fall, but New York’s school districts and private schools will be plenty busy until then trying to meet dozens of demanding state requirements for how schools must operate in person, remotely or both.
The state Health Department on Monday released an extensive list of health and safety requirements for schools to meet. The state Education Department was supposed to unveil its own guidelines Wednesday, but officials said they will be released Thursday.
School districts, BOCES and private schools have until July 31 to submit plans for the fall to Albany