Jessica Gould

Reporter, WNYC News

Jessica Gould appears in the following:

NYC Launches Expanded Summer School Program

Tuesday, July 06, 2021

For the first time, the program aims to accommodate all interested students. 


NYC Principals Scramble To Pull Off Expanded Summer School

Thursday, July 01, 2021

With just days to go before it starts, administrators say they’re still struggling to find staff and space to accommodate students.


City's New Budget Includes Major Funding Increase For Education

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Federal stimulus funds and increased state aid will be distributed to a range of programs for New York City public school students challenged by more than a year of remote learning. 


“They Became My Family”: How One Bronx Middle School Managed During the Pandemic

Thursday, June 24, 2021

On the last day of class for New York City public schools, many students and their families are eager to close this chapter of pandemic education.


Report Says New York's Schools Are Still The Most Segregated

Thursday, June 10, 2021

UCLA's Civil Rights Project made headlines back in 2014 when it said New York had the most segregated schools in the nation, and researchers find the distinction remains.


New York City Says It Will End Absent Teacher Reserve

Wednesday, June 09, 2021

The move may close the chapter on the city’s infamous Rubber Rooms.


Schools Inject The Science of COVID Vaccines Into Curricula

Monday, June 07, 2021

Educators are seeking to combat misinformation around vaccines among adolescents.


New York City Has Ambitious Plans For Summer School, If It Can Pull It Off

Thursday, June 03, 2021

For the first time, schools and nonprofits will offer a combination of academics and activities for any public school student who wants to participate. 


NYC High School Graduations Seek To Balance Celebration and Safety

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Students will graduate in stadiums, parking lots or even drive-ins. 


The End of Remote Learning

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

All students and staff members will be back in school buildings full time come September, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.

New York City Schools Will Fully Reopen With No Remote Option This Fall

Monday, May 24, 2021

It's unclear how the nation's largest school district will be able to accommodate 100% of its students in person under current social distancing guidelines.


Social Distancing Requirements Will Be Pivotal In School Reopening

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Some principals worry they may not have enough space or staff to accommodate all students. 


Should a Remote Option or Vaccine Mandate Be Part of School Reopening?

Monday, May 17, 2021

Mayor Bill de Blasio has been clear that he wants everyone back in a school building in September. Can various parties get in the way of that?

Parents Express Confusion, Concerns Over New Mask Recommendations

Friday, May 14, 2021

Some worry the shift could increase risks to unvaccinated children. 


What It Will Take To Get Strong Internet To Every New York City Student

Thursday, May 13, 2021

The pandemic made the digital divide vivid. 


Demographics Poised To Change At Some Middle Schools After A Pause on Selective Admissions

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

It will be up to the next mayor to decide whether to reject selective admissions as the de Blasio administration did this year.


With Vaccine Approvals for Younger Kids Coming, NY Must Weigh Vaccine Requirements For Students

Monday, May 10, 2021

Governor Cuomo says students at the state’s public universities will have to be vaccinated but has not said whether the same will be true of students in kindergarten through 12th grade.


Admissions for Black And Latino Students At Specialized High Schools Are Even Lower This Year

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Overall, only 9 percent of the offers for seats at New York City's specialized high schools went to Black and Latino students. 


Amid Spike In Violence, Asian American Students Say Schools Must Do More To Fight Ignorance and Hate

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

New York City students are calling on schools to teach more Asian American history, and provide strategies to help them confront racism. 


De Blasio's Final Budget Proposes Major New Investments in Education

Monday, April 26, 2021

Federal stimulus dollars and increased state money for schools would fund new programs.