Jessica Gould

Reporter, WNYC News

Jessica Gould appears in the following:

NYC Schools Prepare to Open

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

A closer look at the hygiene and ventilation in New York City schools as they prepare to open amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Positive Cases Among Public School School Staff Stoke Anxiety

Thursday, September 10, 2020

United Federation of Teachers president Michael Mulgrew says he knows of 16 staffers at 16 separate schools who've tested positive so far this month.


Plenty of Anxiety As NYC Teachers Head Back To School

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

New York City public school teachers are returning to their classrooms for the first time since March as they race to get ready for the new school year.


An NYC Schools Update

Tuesday, September 08, 2020

WNYC reporter Jessica Gould joins us for an update on city schools.


Some NYC Teachers Say A Delay Is Not Enough To Make Public Schools Safe

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

Some teachers say they're relieved to avoid a strike and get extra time. But others say schools still don't have enough money for the staff and safety upgrades they need.


Mayor Delays Opening of NYC Public Schools

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

New York City will require random, monthly Covid tests at all public schools.


Back to School Uncertainties

Tuesday, September 01, 2020

WNYC education reporter Jessica Gould gives updates on NYC schools set to open September 10th. 


Pressure Mounts to Delay NYC Public School Reopening

Monday, August 31, 2020

Mayor de Blasio says it's "full speed ahead" on the hybrid plan to reopen public schools on September 10th. But teachers say their union is mobilizing for a potential strike. 


NYC Releases Instruction Guidance on Public Schools' Hybrid Plan

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Principals said the new guidance poses major staffing challenges two weeks before schools are tentatively scheduled to reopen.


One Teacher Wrestled With Remote Learning And Has Tips About What Works

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Math teacher Pedro Dones says successful remote learning boils down to truly connecting with students. In his case, it also involves purple sequins.

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Ready for Remote Learning This Fall?

Monday, August 24, 2020

Remote learning will be part of the picture for most students this fall -- how prepared are teachers and students?

NYC Principals Call for Delay to In-Person Learning

Friday, August 14, 2020

The New York City principals' union is calling for school to start remote only on September 10th, phasing students back into the buildings toward the end of the month.


Considering Racial Inequities in the Coronavirus School Year

Monday, August 10, 2020

A look at the specific needs for schools, especially those in communities of color that have been disproportionately affected. 

How Schools Are Planning to Re-Open

Monday, August 03, 2020

An update on the potential re-opening of schools in New York

NYC Schools Chancellor Promises Transparency In School Reopening Plans

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

NYC schools officials say they're working around the clock and forging ahead with their plan to offer a mix of online in-person instruction when schools reopen in September.


School Re-Openings: How Parents Are Feeling

Monday, July 27, 2020

Parents weigh in on what they want for their children and schools come September. 

On NYC Schools Reopening, Parents Weigh Health Versus Mental Health

Monday, July 27, 2020

As New York City emerges from the most serious health crisis in recent history, another challenge is fast approaching: how to reopen schools.


Planning for New York City Public Schools Moves Forward Amid Uncertainty

Monday, July 20, 2020

In New York City, the public school system is planning to reopen with a mix of in-person and remote learning.

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NYC Officials Say They're Still Figuring Out Logistics for Public Schools

Friday, July 17, 2020

Schools Chancellor Carranza says officials are working hard on logistics for a mix of in-person and virtual school.


NYC Teachers Say Take Class Outside

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

In an op-ed for the New York Daily News, three Brooklyn elementary school teachers say it's safer and educational.

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