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"The coronavirus has forced a reckoning in academic instruction. Unable to interact with their students in person, teachers have switched to virtual tools to retain some semblance of continuity for … more
It was around mid March when emergency medical workers began issuing the dire warnings: They were quickly running out of protective gear to keep them safe while treating coronavirus … more
In honor of National Nurses Day, Nassau County Executive Laura Curran and other county officials paid tribute Wednesday to the healthcare professionals working on the frontlines of the pandemic. … more
Students in kindergarten through 12thgrade and college will not return to their schools in New York for the rest of the 2019-20 school year and will instead continue with distance learning to help … more
Not long after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, Valley Stream Central High School District Athletic Director Scott Stueber recalled, the district managed to get the fall season on track. Stueber was a … more
About 800 000 people in New York State applied for unemployment benefits this week, Gov.Andrew Cuomo said Friday, setting an all-time one week record. Nationwide, 6.6 million applied for such … more
On Monday, Governor Cuomo ordered schools and non-essential businesses to remain closed until April 29 to help stop the spread of the coronavirus. Previously, they were to close until April 15. At … more
Looking to raise spirits among its students and staff during this time of uncertainty, all four of Valley Stream District 13’s elementary schools hosted their own virtual spirit week. Each day … more
To slow the outbreak of the COVID-19 strain of coronavirus, which as of Tuesday afternoon had killed two and infected 139 people in Nassau County, Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered the closure of all public … more
School is out across the state through April 1, according to an executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday night.  At that time, state officials will consider whether to extend the … more
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