FAQ on School Reopening
The UFT has compiled answers to some of the most frequently asked questions from members about their safety, rights and benefits during the 2020-21 school year. This FAQ is updated regularly as new information becomes available.
Answers about supplies and building safety needed to reopen schools
Information about COVID-19 testing, policies, and procedures
Clarification of teaching roles and responsibilities for both blended and remote learning.
Roles and responsibilities for paraprofessionals this school year
Find out more information and guidance for functional chapter members this school year.
Answers to questions about COVID-related leaves, attendance and timekeeping.
How to apply for remote teaching due to health concerns
More information on other reopening issues