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COVID-19: School Restart


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Guidance related to the reopening of schools:

NYSED's Reopening Guidance: Recovering, Rebuilding, and Renewing: The Spirit of New York’s Schools - Reopening Guidance

NYSDOH's Reopening Guidance

From the USDOE:

A look at Hellenic Classical Charter Schools in Brooklyn and Staten Island

Attendance Resources from Future Ed:

Culturally Responsive Distance Learning resources

Eligibility for Interscholastic Athletics, Inclusive Athletics and Extracurricular Activities

NYS Fire Code and Emergency Drill Info:

A look at Great Oaks Charter School's Opening Day

Here's a look at West Buffalo Charter School's reopening plan:



Brooklyn LAB Charter School has put together this comprehensive toolkit to help assist educators nationwide in the reopening of schools.



Any questions related to COVID-19 can be sent to: If your school is willing to share any resources as exemplars, please email them to us at:

Further guidance from the New York State Health Department and NYSED is forthcoming.

Last Updated: February 19, 2021